Betty Jean Bruns (nee Braccio) of Crete, Illinois, age 81, passed away on December 2, 2013 at Riverside Hospital, Kankakee, Illinois. Beloved wife to the late Donnie (11-6-2008). Loving mother of Cynthia (James) Riddle and Paula (Patrick) Norton. Devoted grandmother of Amy (Tim) Cassata, Savannah Brei, Anthony, Joseph, and Robyn Norton. Great-grandmother of 5. Dear sister to Joseph (Lucy) Braccio, Rosemary Radanovich, Martha Kissel, Paulette Braccio, and the late Marshall (Betty Lou) Braccio. Betty was business partner with her late husband Donnie of Bruns Sewer Construction. She was also an Eucharistic Minister, ministered to the homebound, and volunteered for many years with Crete Lions Club.
Visitation, Thursday, December 5 from 2:00PM until 8:00PM at Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main St. (Dixie Hwy.), Crete, IL 60417. Funeral Mass at 11:00AM on Friday at St. Liborius Catholic Church. Interment at Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Illinois. Info (708) 672-7600