KEWANEE - Betsy Landergen Newman, 69, of rural Kewanee, died Saturday morning, March 21, 2020 at her home.
Per her request, cremation will be accorded and no services are planned at this time. Memorials in her name may be directed to Abilities Plus in Kewanee. Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee is in charge of arrangements.
She was born July 12, 1950 in Kewanee, the daughter of Kenneth and Olive (Anderson) Landergen. She married Richard Newman on August 11, 1972 in Kewanee. He survives as does a son, Selden Newman of Annawan and a brother Bill Landergen of Kewanee. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Bob and an infant son, Richard Jr.
She had graduated from Kewanee High School in 1968 and took LPN classes at Black Hawk East. She had worked as a nurse at Kewanee Public Hospital and was also the administrative assistant to the director of nursing at Kewanee Public Hospital. Betsy enjoyed gardening.
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