Elizabeth E. “Betty” Huelskamp, nee
Johnson, 83, of Breese, died Sunday, May 11, 2008 at Caring First
Nursing Home in Breese.
She was born May 22, 1924 in
Damiansville, to John and Ann (Schuette) Johnson; they preceded her
She married Alexander “Alex”
Huelskamp on May 2, 1945; he
preceded her in death on June
Also preceded in death by sons,
Robert and Donald Huelskamp, a grandson, Jason Huelskamp, a
great-grandson, Alex Baker, brothers, John and Martin Johnson, and
sisters, Dora Eilering, Lena Athmer, and Martha Elling.
Surviving are her children Mary Lou
(Ed) Hansen of Highland, Kenneth (Dora) Huelskamp of Bear, Delaware,
Jack (Diane) Huelskamp of Breese, Ronald (Jenny) Huelskamp of Mesa,
AZ, Daniel (Sue) Huelskamp of Marine City, MI, Allen “Butch”
Huelskamp of Breese, and Bonnie (Kevin) Tune of Breese.
26 Grandchildren, 45,
great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
Daughter-in-law, Ruby Huelskamp of
A brother, George Johnson of
Carlyle, and a sister, Dorothy Toeben of New Baden.
Sisters-in-law, Sr. David Huelskamp,
PHJC and Sr. Lorine Huelskamp, PHJC of Donaldson,
Dear and special friend, Vic
Schaeffer of Breese.
Betty was a homemaker, and a member
of St. Augustine Catholic Church.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated
on Friday, May 16, 2008 at 11:00 AM
at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Chuck Tuttle and
Deacon Bob Lippert officiating. Interment will follow in St.
Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery in Breese.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 15,
2008 from 4:00-8:00 PM and again on Friday, May 16, 2008 from
9:00-10:45 AM at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.
be made to the Donor’s Choice and will be received at the funeral