Betty Everence

Betty Everence

URBANA – Betty Ann Everence, 83, of Urbana passed away at 1:34 a.m. Monday (Sept. 11, 2017) at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

Graveside funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, at Eastlawn Cemetery, 707 N. Cunningham Ave., Urbana. Pastor Robert Rasmus will officiate. Renner-Wikoff Chapel and Crematory, 1900 S. Philo Road, Urbana, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Betty was born May 18, 1934, in Urbana, a daughter of Heye and Margaret Heien Goldenstein. She married Robert Everence on Nov. 24, 1961. He preceded her in death on Nov. 6, 1985.

Survivors include a sister, Peggy (Donald) Coslet of Round Rock, Texas; two nephews, Barry and Mitchell (Robi); a great-nephew, Dillon; and a great-niece, Abigail. Special thanks to Kenny Mathews and his son, Kenny.

Betty worked as an administrative secretary for the University of Illinois for more than 40 years and was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Urbana.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 2200 S. Philo Road, Urbana, IL 61802. Condolences may be offered online at