Betty Jane (Ramsdale) Carstens, 87 of Rock Island, passed away July 9, 2013, at her home in Rock Island.
Per her wishes her body will be cremated. Private family graveside services will be held.
Schroder Mortuary in Silvis is caring for the family.
Betty was born July 5, 1926 in Rock Island, IL, the daughter of William Nile and Viola M. Schultz Ramsdale.
She married Arthur W. Carstens on June 30, 1944 in Davenport, IA
She had worked as a key punch operator. She later worked the snack bar at Central Bowl, Rock Island then became general manager.
She loved bowling, fishing, playing Euchre, slot machines, and playing with her cat Noel.
She was a member of the Old Memorial Heights Methodist Church in Rock Island.
Survivors include her Daughters, Julie (Jeff) Burton, Rock Island, and Deborah (Darwyn) Terkleson, Aledo, IL; Brother, Robert (Donna) Ramsdale, Rock Island; Five Grandchildren, Eight Great Grandchildren, and Four Great-Great Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her Parents, husband, and sister.
The family would like to Thank Beacon of Hope Hospice and Jackie Pieper for the care of their mother.