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Betty Jane Hulse

January 10, 2019 GMT

Betty Jane Hulse, 82, went to be with our Lord on Monday (Jan. 7, 2019).

She was born May 29, 1936, in Watseka, the daughter of Howard Stump and Elvera Matthew. Both of her parents preceded her in death. Betty Jane married Kenneth Hulse on Oct. 6, 1956. He preceded her in death in 1987.

Betty Jane was a 1954 Watseka High School graduate. She was a secretary at Kankakee Welding for 15 years. She was very proud of her Swedish heritage, was an expert pianist and enjoyed watching the Chicago Bulls and playing cards.

She was a member of Kankakee First Church of the Nazarene.


Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Brian (Mary) Hulse, of Bradley; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Barb (Edward) Gounce, of Bradley, and Jennifer (Harold) Morris, of Lafayette, Ind.; and a brother and sister-in-law, Donald P. (Suzie) Callahan, of Battleground, Ind.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, until the 1 p.m. funeral service at Kankakee First Church of the Nazarene. Burial will follow in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Herscher.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Kankakee Valley, Kankakee First Church of the Nazarene or to the wishes of the family. Please sign her online guestbook at schrefflerfuneralhomes.com.