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Betty Giosta

September 28, 1932 — January 25, 2020

Betty L. Giosta, 87, of Dover TN, formerly Lacon IL, died on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at her home in Dover. Born on September 28, 1932 in Dahlgren IL to the late John and Regina Anselment Schilling, she married Nester Giosta in Peoria on January 10, 1953. Nester passed away on February 2, 1993.
Betty worked at Harper Wyman in Princeton from 1971 to 1991 and at St. Joseph nursing home in Lacon from 1998 to 2011. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the American Legion post 593 Auxiliary, and volunteered at the KOINANIA community food pantry.
Betty is survived by her son Tony (Tammy) Giosta of Peoria; daughters Mary Ann Rebholz & Esther Gusman both of Lacon; grandchildren Eric, Nathan, Carly, April, Cory & Ashley; and great grandchildren Malachi, River, Shaelyn, Corwin, Amber, Lil Nate Jr. & Austin.
Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 29 at 11 AM at Lenz Memorial Home in Lacon with father John Mujuni officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at Lenz. Burial will be in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery and memorials can be made to Lacon Sparland Ambulance, Heart Fund, or Cancer Society. Online condolences can be left at


JAN 29. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

Funeral Service

JAN 29. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Lenz Memorial Home
823 Fifth Street
Lacon, IL 61540

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