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Betty Bickett

August 27, 1927 — December 3, 2016

Betty J Bickett, 89, formerly of Hollowayville died on December 3, 2016 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Lacon.

Born on August 27th 1927 in Ardmore, South Dakota to the late George and Lora Robbins Stanton, she married Joseph Bickett on March 11, 1946 in Lamoille, Illinois. Joe died on August 28, 2007.

Betty was a stay at home mom and wife until her children were raised. She then took care of others in private care in their home eventually working her way up to an LPN license in 1979. She then worked at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton and Spring Valley Nursing Center. She was a devoted and loving mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend to all who knew her. Her joyful personality and unforgettable smile will be greatly missed.

A special thanks to the staff, Sisters, & Father Tom at Saint Joseph's and Vitas Hospice.

Betty is survived by sons: Joseph (Cathy) Bickett of Hollowayville; Thomas (the late Linda) Bickett of Spring Valley; Jerry (Laurie) Bickett of Ottawa; one daughter Pamela Richardson of Henry; 16 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren with one on the way, and two step grandsons. She was also preceded by four brothers, one sister, one infant daughter, and one infant granddaughter.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Joseph's Nursing Home chapel at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 8 with Father Tom Mizuer officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery in Princeton. Memorials can be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in honor of Caleb Bickett, or St. Joseph's Nursing Home. Online condolences can be left at


DEC 8. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

St. Joseph's Nursing Home
Lacon, IL

Funeral Mass

DEC 8. 11:00 AM (CST)

St. Joseph's Nursing Home
Lacon, IL

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