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Betty M. Reinders

Published: Thursday, May 8, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST

DIXON – Betty Marie Reinders, 87, of Dixon, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at her home. She was an author of children’s books.

Betty was born Nov. 7, 1926, in Brookville, the daughter of John and Lillian (Martz) Buntjer. She married Wilbur Reinders on April 18, 1943, in Polo. He preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 2007.

Survivors include four daughters, Michelle (Vernon) Vandyke of Morrison, Cindy (Ken) Nelson of Milan, Kathleen (David) Harvey of Dixon, and Becky (Greg) Weir of Tumbling Shoals, Ark.; two brothers, John (Shirley) Buntjer of Lyndon and Lee (Linda) Buntjer of Florida; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild on the way. 

She also was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Carson; two grandsons; and one sister, Margie.

There are no services. Cremation rites have been accorded. McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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