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Betty Marie (Kiger) Villwock

February 8, 1929 ~ May 14, 2021 (age 92)


Betty Marie Villwock, 92 of Niles, passed away after a brief illness.

Betty was born on February 8, 1929 in Benton Harbor to the late Arthur and Leeta (Wolcott) Kiger.

On November 12, 1949 in Berrien Springs, she married Lester Villwock.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lester and grandson, Joey and great granddaughter Colleen.

Left to cherish her memory are her children; Dale (Marlene) Villwock of Buchanan, Dennis Villwock of Niles and Patricia Villwock of Niles, grandchildren; Adam (Brandy) Villwock and Brian (Jennifer) Villwock, great grandchildren; Theo and Bryce and her sister-in-law, Virginia Kiger.

Betty dedicated her life to her family and helped operate the family farm. She was a long time member of Fairland Christian Church.  Betty enjoyed mowing lawn, gardening, cross stitch, knitting and sewing.  She also would use gel pens to color pages of patterns.  All who knew Betty knew of her dedication to Notre Dame Football and attending their games. Above all, Betty loved being with her family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation for Betty will be on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home 615 E. Main St. Niles.  A private family service will be held on Wednesday.

Memorials in Betty’s name may be made to the Fairland Christian Church 1811 River Bluff Road Niles, MI 49120.

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May 18, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Halbritter Wickens Funeral Services
615 E Main Street
Niles, MI 49120

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