OBITUARY

Betty L. Bourlet

June 2, 1943May 2, 2019
Play Tribute Movie

Betty L. Bourlet, 75, of Peoria, passed away Thursday, May 2, 2019 at home surrounded by family.

She was born June 2, 1943 in Peoria to Mack and Helen (Waddell) Bozarth. She married Richard "Dick" Bourlet on August 13, 1962, and he preceded her in death February 28, 2016. Her parents also preceded her in death.

Surviving are her three children, Richard (Tracy) Bourlet of Peoria, Sandra (Martin) Klatt of Peoria and Sharon (Randy) Ragon of Heiskell, TN. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Cassie (Carl) Owen of Morton, Rachel (Brennan) Lee of Whiteman AFB, MO, Jacob Ragon of East Peoria and Whitney Ragon of Heiskell, TN and five great-grandchildren, Eleanor, Graham, Elliot, Emery and Clark.

Betty worked for the Peoria Journal Star in Dispatch and Circulation for over 20 years before retiring. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be at 2:00 pm, Monday, May 6, 2019 with visitation one hour prior to the service at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. Entombment will follow the service at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Lung Association. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.woolsey-wilton.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Mack Bozarth, Father
  • Helen Waddell Bozarth, Mother
  • Richard "Dick" Bourlet, Husband
  • Richard and Tracy Bourlet, Son
  • Sandra and Martin Klatt, Daughter
  • Sharon and Randy Ragon, Daughter
  • Cassie (Carl) Owen, Rachel (Brennen) Lee, Jacob Ragon and Whitney Ragon, Grandchildren
  • Eleanor, Graham, Elliot, Emery and Clark, Great Grandchildren
  • ~ She was preceded in death by her parents, Mack and Helen Bozarth; and her husband, Richard "Dick" Bourlet ~

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, May 6, 2019

Memories

Betty L. Bourlet

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
Francis Sargent

May 5, 2019

Our condolences to the family. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. We always had a wonderful time with the family, listening to Betty and Dick share their family memories. May their memories always give you comfort and peace.
Our love to you all, Francis and Josephine.

Tracy Lapsley

May 3, 2019

I love you Aunt Boo ! Rest in heavenly peace with our Father .
Prayers sent for all of those grieving . ❤️

Tammy Bozarth

May 3, 2019

My sister, My best friend. You have and will always be in my heart & I am proud to call you MY SISTER! May you Rest in Peace .

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY