Betty Kimmel

Betty Kimmel
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Betty J. Kimmel, nee Greenwood, 87, of Freeburg, IL, born June 5, 1934, in DuQuoin, IL, died Friday, December 24, 2021, at her residence.

Mrs. Kimmel was a medical coder at St. Mary’s Hospital, East St. Louis, IL, before her retirement.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Larry N. Kimmel; a son, Keith Kimmel; her parents, Edward and Sadie, nee Todd, Greenwood; five brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are a son, Larry “Larz” Kimmel II;
two daughters, Leslie E. Wottowa, and Roberta Matthes;
seven grandchildren;
and four great-grandchildren.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

At the request of the deceased, there will be no funeral service.


8 Comments on Betty Kimmel

Mary Anne Downen said : Guest Report Jan 11, 2022 at 12:26 PM

Leslie. Thinking of you and your family

  • Freeburg
  • Illinois
Laura Skaer said : Guest Report Jan 02, 2022 at 6:50 PM

Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother! Prayers you are all feeling her love and support from her heavenly home. May your strength and memories carry you forward.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Harmony Emge District 175 said : Guest Report Dec 31, 2021 at 6:59 PM

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  • Belleville
  • IL
Dennis Dalke said : Guest Report Dec 29, 2021 at 3:11 PM

So very sorry for your loss.

  • Millstadt
  • Il
Annie Kaylor said : Guest Report Dec 29, 2021 at 1:22 PM

Love and prayers to you all. I will always remember our Thanksgivings together. ❤️

  • Elizabethtown
  • Il said : Guest Report Dec 29, 2021 at 1:21 PM

Love and prayers for you all. I will always remember our Thanksgivings together at the Lodge. ❤️

  • Elizabethtown
  • Il
Polly Robinson said : Guest Report Dec 29, 2021 at 11:06 AM

Betty was always so kind to me. I remember running back and forth between my house and hers, through our shared garden. Betty was the greatest neighbor.

  • Tulsa
  • OK
Lisa Meile said : Guest Report Dec 28, 2021 at 2:55 PM

Please accept my deepest sympathy. I worked with Betty at The Jug. She was nothing but fun and a hard worker with a great sense of humor.

  • O'Fallon
  • Illinois

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