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Obituaries

Betty R. Messenger

DIXON – Betty R. Messenger, age 70, died at her home Friday, February 28, 2020.

Betty was born on August 30, 1949 in Dixon the daughter of Neil and Betty (Whalen) Smith. She married Roger Messenger on November 17, 1969 in Polo. Betty was employed with Kable News in Oregon for 14 years, retiring in 1980. 

Survivors include her husband, Roger Messenger of Dixon; one son, Michael (Bridget) Messenger of Ashton; one brother, John (Jan) Mitchell of Wash.; three grandchildren, Makaylah, Gage and Heather; and two great-grandchildren, Kinsley, Dominic and Brinley.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Ronnie; one daughter, Kimberly; one brother and one sister.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.

Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com

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