SPRINGFIELD – Betty Lou Viebahn, 89, of Springfield died at 10:45 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, 2008, at Heritage Manor.
She was born March 17, 1919, in Springfield, the daughter of Merle M. and Eva Story Reynolds. She married William Viebahn in 1946; he preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 1982.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a brother, Jack.
She is survived by two brothers, William (wife, Donna) Reynolds and Charles (wife, Jane; deceased) Reynolds, both of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was a lifelong resident of Springfield. She worked at Western Union, Illinois Bell and was also a homemaker.
She was of the Methodist faith. She was an avid horsewoman and trail rider.
Burial will follow graveside services at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, at Oak Ridge Cemetery, with Vaughn Beeman officiating.
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