Betty Ann Raes Carss, 88, of Silvis passed away Aug. 1, 2017 at Genesis Medical Center East Campus.
A memorial service will be 1pm Friday at Schroder Mortuary in Silvis with visitation 2 hours prior to service time. Inurnment will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in East Moline. Memorials may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church or ASPCA.
Betty was born Sept. 16, 1928 in Silvis, IL the daughter of John and Violet Greer Doxsee. She married Marcel "Silk" Raes Jan. 4, 1947 in Colona. He passed away April 10, 1985. She later married Richard Carss Nov. 21, 1986 in Las Vegas, NV. He passed away March 4, 2013. Betty retired from John Deere Parts Distribution Center in Milan in 1984. She enjoyed playing bingo and bowling and loved her little dog Beary.
Survivors include her children Linda Raes (Joe) Malley of Ottawa, IL and Michael (Sheila) Raes of Davenport; grandchildren Jon (Amy) Raes of Clinton, IA, Joey (Amanda) Malley of Yorkville, IL, Danny (Tish) Raes of Davenport and Becky (Kevin) Shymanski of Joliet, IL; 11 great grandchildren and a brother Bill Doxsee of Silvis.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.