Elizabeth “Betty” Helen Gunderson, 93, of Geneseo, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at her home. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 11. Interment followed at Garden Prairie Cemetery in Garden Prairie. A memorial fund has been established in the family’s name.

Elizabeth “Betty” Helen Gunderson, 93, of Geneseo, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at her home. Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 11. Interment followed at Garden Prairie Cemetery in Garden Prairie. A memorial fund has been established in the family’s name.

The daughter of the late Carl and Helen (Howe) Bender, she was born on Friday, June 19, 1925, in Belvidere. Betty married the love of her life, Richard Gunderson, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 1945, in Belvidere. She served as Boone County Treasurer for many years.

Betty is loved and will be deeply missed by her daughter, Sally (Sid) Magerkurth; granddaughter, Amy (Drew) VanKerrebroeck; great-granddaughters, Aubrey VanKerrebroeck and Callie VanKerrebroeck; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband, Dick; brothers, Clifton Bender and Clayton Bender; sister, Mary Zierke.