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Betty Schmidt

December 7, 1957 — June 21, 2020

Betty Jean Griffin Schmidt, 62, of East Moline passed away June 21, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Private family graveside services will be 11am Thursday July 2nd at Greenview Memorial Gardens in East Moline. Memorials may be made to the ARC of the Quad Cities. Schroder Mortuary in Colona is assisting the family with arrangements.

Betty was born December 7, 1957 in Moline, IL the daughter of Lawrence and Phyllis Arnold Griffin. She had several jobs including the Quad City Downs and ARC of the Quad Cities. She loved spending time with family and friends. She also enjoyed stock car racing, NASCAR, playing cards and bingo.

Survivors include her father Larry (Linda) Griffin of Rapids City; sister Connie Griffin of Colona; step sisters Connie (Bruce) Cornmesser of Moline, Geri Moseley of Moline, Sherri (Matt) Warner of Baltimore, MD; sister in law MeLinda Griffin of Moline; nieces Paula (Ryan) Verbeck of Geneseo, Tracy (Kevin) Wilcox of Moline, Jennifer VanHoutte of Milan; nephew Steve VanWatermeulen of Colona and Tom VanHoutte of Orion; great nieces and nephews Nick  & Tori Verbeck of Geneseo, Tyler Griffin of Moline, Brooklyn Wilcox of Moline, Caleb & McKenzie VanHoutte of Orion and Logan & Megan VanWatermeulen of Coal Valley; great great niece Kensley Griffin of Moline and a special friend Fred Swanson of East Moline.

Betty was preceded in death by her mother Phyllis and a brother Kenny Griffin.

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