Betsy Dukes of Herrick, IL passed away 1:40AM, Monday, September 14, 2015 at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
Mrs. Dukes was born June 4, 1941, in the Netherlands the daughter of Jacob and Patricia (Buikema) Hofman and married Thomas Dukes June 22, 1982. She was a homemaker and an active member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
A memorial service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Vandalia on Saturday, September 26 at 3:00pm. Memorials may be made to Kingdom Hall – Jehovah’s Witnesses.
Betsy is survived by her father Jacob Hofman of Vandalia; husband Tom Dukes of Herrick; children Lori Siems, Jonathan Charneskey, and Lisa Holland; step children Vernon Dukes, Thomas Dukes Jr., Wanda Plizzi, Bryon Dukes, and Rebecca Stuppi; sister Karen and husband Arthur Goodlick; brother Ted Hofman and wife Marilyn; grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her mother Patricia (Buikema) Hofman.
Arrangements by Hohlt & File Funeral Home, Vandalia.