Betty Jean Linden

Bradford – Betty Jean Linden, 80, of Bradford, Illinois died on February 21, 2010 at 11:35 a.m. at her home.  She was born on February 11, 1930 in Bradford, Illinois to Artie and Ethel (Robison) Scott.  She married Ernest David Linden on September 20, 1949 in Nashua, Iowa.  He preceded her in death on July 10, 2003.
Surviving are two sons, David (Rowene) Linden, of DeKalb, Illinois and Larrie (Barb) Linden, of Bradford; a daughter, Elizabeth (Phillip) Reed, of Lacon, Illinois; three grandchildren, Laura (Kyle) Fern, of Victor, New York, Amy (Luke) Hawkins, of Kewanee, Illinois and Katie Linden, of Hoffman Estate, Illinois; three great-grandchildren, Megan Fenn, Abbey Fenn and Jackson Hawkins; four sisters, Josephine Grubaugh, of Antelope, California, Carol (Bob) Ratliff, of Princeton, Illinois, Marjorie Harmon, of Tiskilwa, Illinois, and Jane (Mike) Schumacher, of Round Lake, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, John and Bob Scott; a sister, Francis Linden.
Betty graduated from Bradford High School in 1949.  She was a homemaker and a member of Boyd’s Grove United Methodist Church, Bradford.
Funeral services were  Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Boyd’s Grove United Methodist Church.  Rev. Lee Legg officiated.  Visitation was Wednesday, February 24 from 5-7 p.m. at Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Bradford.  Burial was in Mound Cemetery, Bradford, Illinois.  Memorials may be directed to Boyd’s Grove United Methodist Church.

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