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George L. Betz
(07-30-1917 - 09-15-2012)

George L Betz, 95, of Elgin passed away in his daughter’s home on September 15, 2012. He was born on July 30, 1917 in Elgin, IL the son of George and Elizabeth (Feigel) Betz. George was a Veteran, and served in the US Army during WWII. After returning from the war, George worked at Kimball Furniture until he started his own business, Betz TV Service, operating it for many years prior to his retirement. George will be dearly missed.
Survivors include his daughter; Diane (Roger) Norden of Elgin. A granddaughter: Amy (Greg) Schauble and a great grandson: Maxwell George Echevarria.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Lucy “Judy” Betz in 2002, a granddaughter, Elizabeth, in infancy, and two sisters.
Graveside services, with honors, will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at the Bluff City Cemetery, Elgin with Rev. Brit Gilman officiating. Laird Funeral home is in care of arrangements. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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