ROCKFORD, ILL. – Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Rodway, 88, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at 6:56 p.m. at Rosewood Care Center in Rockford.
She was born July 5, 1925, in Edinburg, Pa., (Lawrence County) the daughter of David M. and Laura (Allison) Baird.
She married Phillip C. Rodway Sept. 7, 1947, in Edinburg.
He predeceased her in 2002.
Betty was a nurse at Youngstown Hospital, Youngstown, Ohio for many years.
She was a member of the Liberty United Presbyterian Church and the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Rockford.
She is survived by her children, Diane (Chris) Knight of Roscoe, Illinois and Charles (Pam) Rodway of Mason; grandchildren, Gretchen and Laura Knight, Ian (Jennifer) Rodway, Garrett (Kelly) Rodway, and Hillary (Jason) Zimmerman; and five great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her brother, William.
Private family services will be held.
Arrangements by the Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd., Rockford.
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