Betty M. Fitzgerald


MENDOTA - Betty M. Fitzgerald, 93, of Mendota passed away Aug. 28, 2020 at OSF Saint Paul Medical Center.

Mass and burial will be private.

Betty was born June 14, 1927 in Mendota to Anthony and (Christine Smith) Ennenbach. She married William “Bill” Fitzgerald on Nov. 4, 1946 at Holy Cross Church. He preceded her in death on Jan. 16, 1988.

Survivors include one son, Mark (Danira Parra) Fitzgerald of Mendota.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Stephen on May 22, 1990; one sister, Anne Beardsley; and one brother, Wayne Ennenbach.

Betty graduated from Mendota High School in 1945. She and Bill owned Lakeside Liquors from 1960-1985. Betty was the receptionist at the Mendota Lutheran Home until she retired.

Memorials may be directed to IVAR (Illinois Valley Animal Rescue), or plant a tree in Betty's name.

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