Betty Obst

Betty Obst
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Betty Lou Obst, nee Schmitz, 76, of Belleville, IL, born March 13, 1939, in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the home of her son in Waterloo, IL.

Mrs. Obst was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Belleville, IL.  She had been a member of the Mothers Club at Zion Lutheran School and volunteered her time to deliver Meals-On-Wheels.

Betty was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Alan R. Obst, whom she married on April 27, 1963, and who died on January 24, 2011; her parents, Floyd and Rosella, nee Bogner, Schmitz; and her brother-in-law, Walter Knepper.

Surviving are her daughter, Michele L. Obst of Belleville, IL;
her son, Bryan (Tina) Obst of Waterloo, IL;
two grandchildren, Brandon and Blake Obst;
and two sisters, Shirley (James) Obst and Mary Knepper, both of Belleville, IL.

Memorials may be made to the Zion Lutheran Church Building Fund.  Condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, 2015, and from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, April 24, 2015, at the funeral home with Rev. Darwin Schrader officiating.  Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.


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