Mrs. Nolte worked as a bookkeeper and cashier at the former Small’s clothing store in downtown Belleville for many years. She later worked as a secretary at Trinity United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL. Betty was a member of the Women of Moose Belleville/Swansea Lodge 1221 and a member of the Belleville Senior Citizens.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Robert J. Nolte whom she married on August 10, 1952, and who died on May 29, 1990; her parents, Christ A. and Edna I., nee Roehrig, Lehr; and a son Bradley J. Nolte.
Surviving are one daughter, Barbara K. (Mark) Polanc of Belleville, IL;
one daughter-in-law, Vanessa Nolte and partner Bob Phillips of St. Louis, MO;
three grandchildren, Christopher Polanc,
Brandi Nolte and partner Jessie Bradford,
and Brandon “BJ” (Lauren) Nolte;
one brother, Christ E. (Katherine) Lehr of Belleville, IL;
one sister, Eileen A. (William) Goetter of Belleville, IL;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Cari Frus officiating.
Burial will be held Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.