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Mrs. Elizabeth Ruth “Betty” Albertson, 87, of Sunset Home, formerly of 1304 South 24th, Quincy, died at 9:20 pm Sunday (October 31, 2010) in Sunset Home.
Born December 7, 1922 in Knox County, Missouri, Betty was the daughter of Paul and Iva L. Stout King. She married Elmer L. Albertson on September 14, 1949 in Shelbina, Missouri. He preceded her in death on June 15, 2008.
Betty enjoyed gardening and loved helping others as a volunteer at the Blessing Tea Room and Hospitality House, Sunset Home where she was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary and volunteered in the Ice Cream Shop and the Quincy Senior Center.
Mrs. Albertson was employed at Motorola and later was the manager at Maid Rite East in Quincy for several years until her retirement.
Survivors include two sons, Steven L. Albertson and Karl E. Albertson and his wife Penny both of Quincy; two daughters, Angela Ruth Brown and her husband Don of Quincy and Cheri Elaine Creed and her husband Ted of Columbus, IL; seven grandchildren, Richard Brown and his wife Brenda of
Quincy, William Brown and his wife Yvonne of Quincy, Michael Creed and his wife Denise of Salem, MO, Amy Albertson of Quincy, Megan Thomas and her husband Tony of Quincy, Jason Albertson and his wife Jaime of Quincy and Joshua Albertson of Mansfield, Texas; twelve great grandchildren, Austin Brown, Connor Brown, Kim Sandegren, James Fredericks, Kayla Fredericks, Nathan Fredericks, Jazmine Thomas, Derik Thomas, Kody Albertson, Kory Albertson, Jace Albertson and Aiden Albertson; a sister, Mary Leeser of California; a sister in law, Clara McKay of Quincy; many loving nieces and
nephews; and her dear friends, Toni, Mary and Hazel.
Mrs. Albertson was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmer; three brothers, Herman King, Wesley King and Edward King; and three sisters, Hattie Spidel, Thelma Mast and Dorothy Sosebee.
Graveside services were held Thursday, November 4 in the Quincy Memorial Park Mausoleum by the Rev. Ivan Greuter.
Services are under the direction of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Quincy, IL.
Memorials may be made to the Blessing Foundation for Hospice, the Blessing Heart Center or the Arthritis Foundation.