Obituaries

Betty Jane Anderson

February 19, 1925 - June 7, 2021

Betty Jane Anderson, 96, of Batavia, IL. passed away on Monday, June 7, 2021.  She was born February 19, 1925 in Batavia, IL., daughter of Jack and Grace (nee. Montgomery) Beckman.  She was united in marriage to Arthur Anderson on February 22, 1947 in Batavia, IL.

Betty was born and lived her entire life in Batavia, IL., where she was married and raised her family.  Betty was an exceptional person, loving and caring.  She loved spending time with her family, enjoyed taking walks and working puzzles.  She was a lifelong die-hard Cubs fan. 

She is survived by her seven children, Jerri (Darrell) Moore, Joanne (Bob) Lentz, Arthur (Donna) Anderson, David Anderson, Judy (Jim) Schonback, Robert (Denver) Anderson, and Jane (Tim) Brinker; fourteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Arthur Anderson; her daughter, Janet Anderson; her son, Mike Anderson; her brother Richard Beckman, her granddaughter, Heather Anderson; and her great-grandson, Brandon Moore.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Moss Family Funeral Home 209 South Batavia Ave., Batavia IL. 60510. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 A.M. also at the funeral home.  Interment will be at River Hills Memorial Park.  Memorial donations in Betty’s name may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, https://themmrf.org/get-involved/ways-to-donate/.

For additional information contact Moss Family Funeral Home 630-879-7900. 

Guest Book

  • Kathy Wetters Please accept my heartfelt condolences upon Betty's passing. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers, and hoping that your many memories comfort you during this difficult time. She was a special lady and it was an honor to know her. Kathy
  • Bill Knudsen My deepest thoughts are with the Anderson family this week. All of you exhibit the quiet nature or your mom in some manner. Betty was a quiet blessing to the Batavia Highlands, and she is missed. I do believe that she is watching the Cubs from above, and has your dad, Janet and Mike gathered around her. Much Love and chat soon. Bill for the entire Knudsen clan at 449.
  • Diana Arreola My condolences to the Anderson family. Betty will be greatly missed. I feel very blessed that I was able to work and get to know her.
  • Ralph & Dawn Strange Our condolences to the Anderson family. Betty was a remarkable lady. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
  • Jeanne Byrne I will always remember her kind smile , sharpness and love for family!
  • Robin and Amber Brown Little Betty Anderson, She was a great neighbor to the Brown family and will deeply be missed. Our prayers and sympathy for the whole Anderson family.