Elizabeth L. "Betty" Farrar
Elizabeth “Betty” L. Farrar, 81, of Springfield died at 3:04 am on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at her home. She was born on January 30, 1935 in Equality, IL to Austin and Geneva (Wargle) Berkel. She married Gene W. Ziegler on September 17, 1955 and he preceded her in death on December 25, 1994. She later married Earl Farrar in November of 1997. She is also preceded in death by her parents and several brothers and sisters.
Surviving are her husband, Earl Farrar; daughter, Brenda (Bob) Dwyer of Middlebury, IN; two sons, Glenn (Rose) Ziegler of Merrillville, IN, and Greg (Lisa) Ziegler of Bella Vista, AR; step-son David Farrar of Tooele, UT; four step-daughters, Debbie (John) Evans of Springfield, Lisa (Keith) Ayre of Springfield, Tracey (Curt) Siefferman of Chatham, and Melissa (Warren) Smith of Atlanta; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; and several brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Elizabeth enjoyed flower gardening, playing with her grandchildren, and traveling. She retired as a secretary for District 186.
Visitation: 10-11 am Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Joshua Traxel officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Parkway Church of Christ or a charity of the donor’s choice.