Duker & Haugh Funeral Home

Obituaries

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Bergman-Henry

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Bergman-Henry

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Bergman-Henry, age 84, of Quincy, died on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in her home. She was born on July 8, 1935 in Quincy, the daughter of Cyril H. (Kelly) Duesterhaus and Edith E. Genenbacher-Costigan. Betty married Wayne R. Bergman May 25, 1957 in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Quincy. he preceded her in death on January 10, 1993. She married Charles L. Henry June 30, 2001 in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on June 15, 2017.

Betty graduated from Quincy Notre Dame High School and kept in touch with her classmates. She was a member of the Church of St. Peter, Knights of Columbus, Westview Golf Course, and Quincy Boat Club. She was a longtime member of the American Business Women's Association and had been a volunteer at Blessing Hospital's Tea Room. Her life was very much based around her family and friends. She was the matriarch that chose to lead by example with strength, grace, poise, love, and faith. She was steadfast in her faith and love.

Betty is survived by a son, Randall J. Bergman and wife, Terri of Florence, SC; a daughter, Sheri M. Rayburn and husband, Robert of Danville, KY; step-son Robert Henry and wife, Terri of Danville, IL; step-daughters, Patricia Erf and husband, Gregory of Portales, NM; Katharine Henkenmeier and husband Gerald of Quincy; step-sons, Dennis Henry and wife, Maria of Littleton, CO; James Henry and wife, Kelly of Murrells Inlet, SC.

Grandchildren: Danielle Winkler and husband, Payton of Sherrills Ford, NC; and Kendall Bergman and wife, Cassie of Savoy, IL; Brandi Hawley and husband, Dominic of Martinez, GA; Kate Reichert of Lexington, KY; and Dylan Reichert of Amelia, OH; Step-Grandchildren: Meredith Sturgeon and husband, Nick of Perry, GA; Morgan Aguirre and husband, Jacob of Denver, CO; Logan Erf and wife, Kelsey of Denver, CO; David Henkenmeier and wife, Erin of Quincy; Laura Henkenmeier of Yuba City, CA; Shawn and Jamie Henry of Littleton, CO; Alex and Carter Henry of Quincy; Ryan Henry of Anchorage, AK; Hannah Heston of Aiken, SC.

Three Great-Grandchildren: Bentley Vargas, Cooper Hawley, and Warren Winkler; Seven Step-Great-Grandchildren: Audrey and Cole Henkenmeier, Liam and Weston Sturgeon, and Colin, Bentley and Braydon of Quincy.

Siblings: Robert Duesterhaus and wife, Judy; Kathleen Venvertloh and husband, Walter; Cynthia Frericks and husband, Kenneth; brother-in-law, Thomas Bergman; sister-in-law, Launa Blickhan and husband, Maurice all of Quincy. Many nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a foster sister, Sr. M. Victoria Franks and a sister-in-law, Marjorie Bergman.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. in the Church of St. Peter by Rev. Aaron Kuhn. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Church of St. Peter and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:00 at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Knights of Columbus Mass for Shut-In's or to the Church of St. Peter.

Submit a Condolence ›

Condolences

From:
Laura Peterson
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all as we all mourn the loss of Betty. It’s hard to believe we were just at ABWA last Thursday I will miss her a lot!!
From:
Linda Flesner
Payson, IL
Comments:
My thoughts and prayers go out to Betty's family. Betty was a dear lady and friend. She was a big part of our Business Women Family too! She will be missed!
From:
Lori
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry for the loss of Betty. She was a very lovely lady and will always be remembered. Many prayers to her family.
From:
Douglas Clarke
Springfield, IL
Comments:
A shock to hear of Betty's passing. We just saw her a few months ago at a local Quincy restaurant while we were in town. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
From:
Ila Johnson
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Truly a lovely lady inside and out.
Thoughts and prayers go your way.
From:
Dave & Mary W9WE/W9WEB Scranton
Quincy, IL
Comments:
She was always smiling and happy. Let the angles rejoice her entrance into heaven.
From:
Kelly Mersman
Valparaiso, IN
Comments:
She was a wonderful woman. I enjoyed her visits over the last few years. Thinking of all of you and wishing you peace and comfort in the days to come. ❤️
From:
Dennis Clarke
Huntsville, AL
Comments:
Sorry to hear of Betty's passing. Prayers for all family members.
From:
Nancy Mott Barry
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry to hear about Betty. Chuck and my dad were great friends many years ago.
From:
DONNA ( Genenbacher) HURLEY
Yukon, OK
Comments:
So sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. She was a wonderful person and lady. My prayers go out to the family.
From:
Judy Northrup
CAPE CORAL, FL
Comments:
Betty will be missed, loved seeing her at golf and having her as a partner and neighbor. Enjoyed her as a great friend. Judy
From:
Suellen Clarke
Springfield, IL
Comments:
Saddened by your/ our loss of a beautiful woman. Betty welcomed me into the family back in the 60’s & always was a delight to be around. My mother Noranne King & she enjoyed visiting. Betty was always good about inquiring how Mom was. Now they’re visiting in Heaven. Until we meet again. God bless her soul & all who loved her. R.I.P. lovely LADY. You were one in a million.
From:
Barbara Pape Graham
Comments:
My condolences to Betty's family. I was a classmate with Betty at Quincy Notre Dame and attended several class reunions and was able to visit and catch up. This last May I was in Quincy, had lunch with several classmates, Betty included. I will always cherish that memory. My prayers with all of you. Barbara Pape Graham
From:
Shasta F Winkler
Sherrills Ford, NC
Comments:
I know this woman. She has gone to be with Our Savior,Christ the King. Still yet I know this woman.. Danielle Nicole Winkler, carries on the epitome of her humbleness,kindness,and others before self.Betty Bergman-Henry has left behind a beautiful Legacy. I am blessed beyond measure by the knowledge that Danielle was influenced by her. A wonderful , Legacy that shall be passed down through generations to come.