Elizabeth “Betty” Snitker, 71, of Viola, Illinois, died Saturday, July 13, 2013 at OSF St. Francis, Peoria. Funeral services are Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation 1 hour prior, at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola. Burial will be in Viola Cemetery. Memorials may be left for the Viola United Methodist Church.
Elizabeth was born December 18, 1941 in Monmouth, Illinois a daughter of Elmer and Elizabeth Lucille Hanley Ricketts. She married Nathan Snitker on June 15, 1982 in Monmouth. Betty had been a LPN at Monmouth Nursing Home, then Mercer County Nursing Home. She was a member of the Viola United Methodist Church. She loved cooking, antiquing and playing bingo.
Survivors include her husband, Nathan Snitker, Viola; children, Sherrill (Gordon) Zaric, Monmouth, Darrell (Tammy) Miller, Paducah, KY, Ronald (Ann) Miller, Monmouth and Matthew (Tabatha) Miller, Idaho; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; step-sons, Bruce, Richard, Craig and Clark Snitker and their children and her brothers, Morris Ricketts, Missouri and Delbert Skiver, Monmouth.
She was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Ricketts; mother, Elizabeth Skiver; daughter, Linda Irick and 10 siblings.
Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.