Betty May Darovec
Betty May Darovec, 96, of Rochester, formerly of Springfield, died at 1:05 am, Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at Wyndcrest Assisted Living. She was born May 27, 1921 in Jacksonville, to Rudolph and Mary Hanson Blucke. She married Robert H. Darovec on November 22, 1947 and he preceded her in death on December 5, 2016.
Survivors include her daughters, Mary (Richard) Robinson of Plano, TX, Anne Sablotny of Edinburg and Joan Steele of Murphysboro; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; her brother, Robert Blucke of Hingham, MA and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Betty graduated from Springfield High School and attended Illinois State University. She taught school and later worked for Springfield Community Development and for the Secretary of State.
Private services will be held with burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery.