Betty A. Hessling, 76, of Quincy, died at 6:13 a.m. Wednesday (November 15, 2017) in Blessing Hospital.
Born October 28, 1941 in Quincy, Betty was the daughter of Charles and Freda Bentley Fisher. She married Thomas J. Hessling on June 17, 1961 in Quincy. He survives.
Betty loved fishing, especially for crappie, camping and golfing. She enjoyed going to the casino and was known as a "bargain shopper", going to many garage sales over the years.
A 1959 graduate of Quincy High School, Betty also attended Gem City Business College. She was employed at Illinois State Bank in Quincy for 25 years and later for United Community Credit Union for 22 years, retiring in 2007.
Survivors include her husband of 56 years, Thomas; three children, Teri McEwen (Tony) of Quincy, Shelley Campbell (Lee) of Quincy and Todd Hessling of Liberty, IL; six grandchildren, Tyler McEwen (Jenna), Cody Campbell, Dylan Campbell, Dalton Campbell, Tanner Hessling and Taylor Hessling; two brothers, John Fisher of Quincy and Gary Fisher (Diane) of Quincy; a sister, Carolyn Hamann (Steve) of Quincy; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Leta Cook and Helen Barry.
Cremation has been accorded to Betty. The family will meet with friends to celebrate Betty's life on Monday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Blessing Cancer Center.