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Betty Lou Fitzsimmons

August 29, 1927 ~ March 16, 2021 (age 93)


Betty L. Fitzsimmons, age 93, of Greencastle Passed away March 16th, 2021.

She was the first of two daughters born to Mary Louise (Adams) Forbes and Richard Dean Forbes, both from Aurora, IL. on August 29th, 1927.

She went to school and college in Aurora, IL. she married Richard F. Fitzsimmons, a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy in 1952. They had two Children.

She belonged to the Navy Club of Fort Wayne, IN. and for a time was Commandant of the Auxiliary. She belonged to the Women’s Traffic Club of Indy while Working 17 years at Navajo Trucking Co. She and her husband, after his retirement, were Manager and Caretakers of Dogwood Springs Campgrounds in Cloverdale.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Richard; son Richard M. Fitzsimmons; step-father Ralph Millen and two half-brothers Wayne and Ralph Millen.

She is survived by her daughter Denise A. and husband Joseph McKammey, daughter-in-law Wanda Fitzsimmons, sister Patricia A. Smith, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Funeral services for Betty will be at 12:00 pm Tuesday March 23rd, 2021 at Daleiden Mortuary, Aurora IL. With visitation from 10:00 am until the service time of 12:00 pm at the funeral home. There will also be a viewing for Betty from 10:00 am until 11:00 am Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale, IN. Online condolences may be sent at

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March 20, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home
201 N. Lafayette St.
Cloverdale, IN 46120

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