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Betty J. Winston

May 7th, 1931 – August 22nd, 2018

Betty J. Winston, 87, of Rushville, IL, passed away at 4:47 pm on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at her home. She was born on May 7, 1931 in Browning, IL, the daughter of Frank and Isla (Lane) Weishaar. Betty married Jack Winston on April 21, 1951 in Beardstown, IL. He survives.

Also surviving are her 2 daughters, Nancy Winston of Rushville and Christy (and John) Chubick of Bloomington, IL, 3 grandchildren, Shelly Toland, Jennifer (and Dave) Ziemer, and Kayla (and Josh) Smith, 4 great-grandchildren, Taylor, Olivia, Coralynn, and Calvin, 2 brothers, Jim Weishaar of Rushville and Alfred (and Fanny) Weishaar of Beardstown, and 1 sister, Peggy Stambaugh of Browning.

She is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Wanda Mae Weishaar.

Betty was a homemaker. She enjoyed flower gardening, going to the movies, reading, and listening to music, especially Lawrence Welk.

Services will be held at 11 am on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria, IL. Pastor Charla Meyers will be officiating. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the services on Monday. Interment will be in the Browning Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Illinois Chapter.


August 26th, 2018

Nancy sorry to hear of your Mothers passing.Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.Launi Klitz

August 26th, 2018

Our thoughts are with your family.

August 26th, 2018

Tom and Susan Acker - thinking of all of you at this sad time.

August 26th, 2018

We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Donna and Lenore Boyd.

August 26th, 2018

Our thoughts and Prayers are with your family-Don and Sharon Goldsborough

August 27th, 2018

nancy/jack thinking of you at this sad time . jerry thurman

August 27th, 2018

Jack, Christy, and Nancy, so very sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. Thinking of all of you. Love and hugs.

August 27th, 2018

Sally Toland

August 28th, 2018

I am so very sorry to hear of your loss Chris. Jason and I are thinking of you and sending our best.

September 2nd, 2018

Jack, Christy, and Nancy. Thinking of you today. She was a special wife and mom. Pam Kelly

September 4th, 2018

Sorry to hear of Betty's passing, thinking of you all during this time. Judy Karl