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Betty E. Brue

February 16, 1930 February 12, 2020
Betty E. Brue
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Obituary for Betty E. Brue

Betty E. Brue, 89, of Ottawa passed away on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the Ottawa Pavilion.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 17, 2020 at Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church, in Ottawa, with Rev. Randy Mortenson, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow at Oakwood Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, February 16, at the Mueller Funeral Home in Ottawa, and at the church on Monday, one hour prior to the service.

Betty was born on February 16, 1930 in Streator, to Paul and Lillian (Bedecker) Micklos. She married Howard Brue on June 13, 1948 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Streator. Betty worked for Jordan Hardware, Sears, Doralon, and Walgreens. She was a member of Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church, and loved to crochet, crafting, and sewing. Betty also loved playing the steel guitar.

She is survived by her husband, Howard, two children, Ron (Cathy) Brue, of Manville, IL and Rhonda (Bill) Brue McAlpine, of Ottawa, 6 grandchildren, Tiffany Brue Kenney, Travis Brue, Tracy Taylor, Ashley Brue Jansen, Matt McAlpine, and Sean McAlpine, 5 great-grandchildren, Emma Kenney, Jason Jansen, Jaxon Jansen, Jameson Jansen, and Kaydence Jansen, and a sister Toby Micklos Leskanich, of Streator.

Pallbearers will be Travis Brue, Matt and Sean McAlpine, Jason Jansen, Bob Brue, and Bill McAlpine.

Memorial my be directed to the church.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

16

Feb

2:00 PM 2/16/2020 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 2/16/2020 5:00:00 PM
Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa

800 First Avenue
Ottawa, IL 61350

Mueller Funeral Home, Ottawa
800 First Avenue Ottawa 61350 IL
United States

Visitation

Monday

17

Feb

10:00 AM 2/17/2020 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church

651 West Madison Street
Ottawa, IL 61350

Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church
651 West Madison Street Ottawa 61350 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

17

Feb

11:00 AM 2/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church

651 West Madison Street
Ottawa, IL 61350

Bethel Lutheran Brethren Church
651 West Madison Street Ottawa 61350 IL
United States

Graveside Service

Monday

17

Feb

12:15 PM 2/17/2020 12:15:00 PM
Oakwood Memorial Park

2405 Champlain St.
Ottawa, IL 61350

Oakwood Memorial Park
2405 Champlain St. Ottawa 61350 IL
United States
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