Cover photo for Elizabeth "Betty" Ford's Obituary
Elizabeth "Betty" Ford Profile Photo
1923 Elizabeth 2022

Elizabeth "Betty" Ford

July 7, 1923 — May 10, 2022

Elizabeth L. “Betty” Ford, age 98, of Diana, Texas, Formerly of New Baden, passed away on Tuesday, May
10, 2022 in Gladewater, Texas. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri on July 7, 1923, the daughter of John
and Elizabeth Flamuth. She married Pete Ford on May 6, 1943, and he preceded her in death on October 10, 1999.

She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Nador; granddaughter, Barb Nador, both of Texas; sisters-in-law: Doris Evans and Joyce Santel; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Ford was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Randy Nador

While living in Texas Betty was a member of the St. Mary’s Ladies Guild, Ore City and Longview Senior
Centers, and the Ore City Garden Club. Before relocating to Texas, she was a member of the New Baden
Senior Center and St. George Ladies Sodality.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, May 16, 2022, at St. George
Catholic Church in New Baden with Rev. Gene Neff officiating. Interment will follow at Lookingglass
Township Cemetery in New Memphis.

Memorials made in memory of Betty are suggested to St. George Parish or the charity of donor’s choice and will be received at church or at Nordike Funeral Home, 15 East Hanover Street, New Baden, IL
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Elizabeth "Betty" Ford, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Mass of Christian Burial

Monday, May 16, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Photo Gallery

Visits: 4

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree