Betty French


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Posted Online: Feb. 02, 2013, 9:18 pm
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Betty French, 87, Buffalo, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at the Good Samaritan Home, Davenport.
Memorial services are 5 p.m. Tuesday at Runge. Inurnment will be in Rosehill Cemetery, Buffalo.
She was born Sept. 28, 1925, in Oxford Mills, Iowa. She married Ivan French in 1945 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He is deceased.
Survivors are children, Susan Caes, Wyoming, Iowa, Gary, Larry, Marcia, Mary,Davenport, and Bill, Peoria, Ill.; 17 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. She was preceded by son, Dennis and four grandchildren.












 



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