Elizabeth "Betty" Frantz - 53

11/29/1961 - 1/11/2015

Oregon, IL

Elizabeth “Betty” Frantz, 53, longtime of Oregon and formerly of Chicago, died Sunday January 11, 2015 in her home. Born November 29, 1961 in Chicago, the daughter of Joseph and Frances (Meyers) Gleiter. Betty was a graduate of William J. Bogan High School in Chicago and earned her BS from the University of Illinois where she was involved in a 3 month study program in Africa. Married to Greg Frantz December 29, 1988 in Walworth County, Wisconsin. Betty loved animals, cooking and baking, and her family, always the center of holiday gatherings. Her adopted children are from Brazil, and she spent much time there with her Brazilian “family”. Survived by her husband, Greg Frantz of Oregon; father, Joseph (Noreen) Gleiter of Orland Park; mother, Frances Meyers of Calumet City; sons, Ederaldo
“Edge” Frantz and Steven Frantz of Oregon; brothers, Patrick Gleiter of Berkeley, IL and Joseph (Berni) Gleiter of Oregon; sisters, Mary (John) Puskar of Warrenville and Anne (Steve) Jetzer of Grand Rapids, MI; brothers-in-law, Jeff Frantz of Elmhurst, Mark (Alice) Frantz of Western Springs, and Tim (Annette) Frantz of Lawrenceville, GA; and her Brazilian daughter Bruna and granddaughter Duda. Preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Peg Frantz. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Friday January 16 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Oregon with Pastor Rich Tomlinson officiating. Burial in Daysville Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 5:00 – 8:00pm in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon. A memorial fund has been established. The family requests those attending wear pink to the visitation and/or service.


5-8PM Thurs 1/15 in FHG Oregon


2PM Friday 1/16 in St. Paul Lutheran Church, Oregon

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