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Betty Bankert

July 15, 1924 September 2, 2016
Betty Bankert
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Betty Jean Bankert, 92, of Farmington passed away Friday, September 2, 2016 at Farmington Country Manor. She was born July 15, 1924 in Cedar Rapids, IA to Rella and Vivian Baylor Johnson. She married Thornley Earl Bankert June 3, 1944 in St. Louis, MO; he preceded her in death September 8, 1989. She is survived by her children, Dennis (Mary) Bankert of Farmington, Steven (Lila) Bankert of Canton, Barry (Teresa) Bankert of Canton, Susan (Gary) Nelson of New Lenox, Melanie (Jeffery) Atwater of Mapleton, Gregory (Lena) Bankert of Greymont, Patricia Carpentier of Canton; 30 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren. She was a member of Eastern Star Lodge, past President and District Director for the PTA, Daughter of Rebecca’s and President of the Junior Women’s Club. Cremation has been accorded and private family services will be held.

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