Betty Lou (Brenz) Dander-Itchue, 70, of Belvidere, died Thursday, July 25, 2013 in her daughter’s home surrounded by family. Born February 3, 1943 in Belvidere; daughter of Eldred and Harriet (Thornton) Brenz. Married George Itchue in Belvidere. Betty enjoyed bird watching, walks in the park, and playing the slot machines. Survivors include her daughter Jennifer (Mark) Boardman, son Jeffrey (Anne) Dander; grandchildren Parker, Kelsey, and Preston Boardman, Jordon, Marissa, Mason, Colin, Emma, and Elizabeth Dander; sisters Barbara (Gordon) Sjodin, Sandra (Daniel) Thomas, Judy Meyer; sisters-in-law Sharon Dittbenner, Jennalee Brenz, Pat Brenz; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents, husband George, brothers David Brenz, Harry Dittbenner, Eldred “Bud” Brenz, and Kenneth Brenz.
Memorials may go to the family.
Funeral service 11 AM, Wednesday, July 31, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, with Rev. Ed Greenfield, chaplain for OSF Hospice, officiating. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. Visitation 6 to 8 PM, Tuesday, July 30, 2013 in the funeral home.