Betty A. Donaldson, 66, of Polo, passed away Nov. 18, 2016, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. Betty was born June 18, 1950, in Morrison, the daughter of Henry and O’Delia (Brinkman) Johnson. On May 9, 1970, in Lena, she was united in marriage to Deryl Donaldson (he preceded her on Feb. 27, 1997). Betty attended the Elkhorn United Methodist Church, in Polo. She enjoyed playing with her grandchildren, games on the computer and watching the Green Bay Packers and Cubs win the World Series. Given all Betty had been through she always had a positive attitude.
Survivors include sons Jeffrey (Ana) Donaldson Sr. and Patrick (Kathleen) Donaldson both of Polo; sisters Karen Rogahn of Monroe, WI, and Ruby (Dennis) Shultz of Lena; brother Mark Johnson of Rockford; grandchildren Justina Donaldson of Polo, Natalie Jensen of Apppleton, WI, Deryl L., Faith, Emilee Donaldson of Polo, Karen Cazango, Jeffrey Jr. and Henry Donaldson of Polo..
She was preceded in death by brother-in-law Tom Rogahn .
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, at Polo Family Funeral Home, 110 E. Dixon. Burial will be at Fairmount Cemetery, Polo, immediately following the service. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at the Polo Family Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established Village of Progress, Oregon, IL.
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