Betty Jane Miller, age 87, of McHenry, died Monday, October 17, 2011, at Pepper Family Hospice of Northeastern Illinois.
She was born August 4, 1924 in Johnsburg to Joseph M. and Julia (Smith) Regner. Born in Johnsburg, Betty was raised and educated in McHenry. She married Richard Miller on May 12, 1951, and they settled in McHenry.
Betty Jane attended St. Anne School of Nursing in Chicago. She received her four-year degree in nursing and worked as a registered nurse until her children were born. After dedicating a number of years taking care of her family, she returned to work in the Home Health area of nursing.
Survivors include three children, Wendy Corso, Wayne (Tammy) Miller, and Rick (Gloria) Miller; and four grandchildren, Chad Miller, Cristy (Brett) Rosenmayer, Jennifer Miller, and Stephanie Miller.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard.
Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday 10/26 at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church, 1401 N. Richmond Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Friends may gather with the family prior to the Mass (10:00 a.m.)
Inurnment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, McHenry.
Memorials to Hospice of Northeastern Illinois, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010, would be appreciated by the family.
Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
Friends may send the family an on-line condolence at www.justenfh.com. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400.