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November 22, 2017 Betty Lou Simon
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1927 - 2017

Betty Lou Simon, 90, of Riverside, passed away Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Pioneer Park in Lone Tree. Funeral Mass was held Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Riverside. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in memory of Betty.

Betty Lou Gerot was born July 27, 1927, in Riverside, Iowa, the daughter of George and Margaret (Lemley) Gerot. She graduated from Riverside High School. On Sept. 9, 1950, Betty was united in marriage to Vince F. Simon in Riverside. Betty was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and along with her husband, Betty spent most of her life farming. She enjoyed her flower gardens and spending time with her grandchildren.

Betty will be deeply missed by her two daughters: Susan (David) Murphy of Washington and Nancy (Dean) Love of Riverside; four grandchildren: Greg (Tina) Murphy, Christine (Brent) Jehle, Ryan Love and Tiffany (Jason) Eden; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister: Faith (Gene) Kupka of Phoenix, Ariz.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Vince on Jan. 25, 2001; and one daughter: Linda Simon; one sister and five brothers.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. The Sorden-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Betty’s arrangements and her family.

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