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“So sorry to hear of her passing. I remember her to always be full of spunk! keeping your families in our thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 1 | Posted by: KristineWhalen(Savant) - morris, IL


Bette A. Schenk, 91, of Springfield, died at 10:20 a.m. on Friday, January 9, 2015 at her home.

Bette was born on February 28, 1923 in Morris, IL, the daughter of David Osbrink and Carrie Doss Laabs. She married Raymond Schenk and he preceded her in death.

Bette graduated from Morris High School. She enjoyed needlepoint, reading, watching crime detective shows, but most importantly spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her father, David Osbrink; mother and step-father, Carrie and Edwin Laabs; and son, Douglas Schenk.

She is survived by her daughters, Susan Yates and Sandra (husband, Tony) Trello, both of Springfield; three grandchildren, Jennifer (husband, Eric) Key, Paige (husband, Mike) Bitton, and Jacob Yates; eight great- grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one niece; and three nephews.

Cremation was accorded by Lincoln Land Cremation Society.