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Published July 09, 2010, 12:00 AM

Betty Larson, 80

Betty Ann A. Larson, 80, Rockford, Illinois, died at 10:20 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2010 at Swedish American Hospital.

Betty Ann A. Larson, 80, Rockford, Illinois, died at 10:20 p.m. on Monday, June 21, 2010 at Swedish American Hospital.

Betty was born June 1, 1930, the daughter of Robert and Luella (Ziesemer) Vogt in Otter Tail County. She attended Alexandria High School and married Roger E. Larson on March 28, 1948.

Betty was employed 33 years at North Safety Products in Rockford. She loved spending time with family and friends, was an avid dancer, very proud of her daughter’s and son’s careers (registered nurse at Swede’s and retired Rockford District fire chief), and delighted in watching her five granddaughters become successful young women.

Betty is survived by her husband, Roger; sister, Ivy (Bob) Christensen of Miltona; daughter, Teresa (Fred, deceased 1991) Eggers and their three daughters, Christine (Micah) White of Redlands, CA, Jennifer and Alexandra Eggers of Rockford; son, Brad (Mary) Larson of Green Bay, WI and his two daughters, Brooke (Joel) Moore, with great-granddaughter, Ava, of Chicago, and Kathryn Larson of Rockford, and their mother, Roxanne Luedtke Larson of Rockford; and special friends, Marla Hobson and Steve Hall of Rockford.

Funeral Services were held Friday, June 25 at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd., Machesney Park, Illinois, officiated by the Rev. Ron C. Meyer. Burial was at Sunset Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family.

Online condolences at www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com.

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