Betty G. Arians

  • Born: September 8, 1932
  • Died: November 8, 2018
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Betty G. Arians, 86 of Sterling died Thursday November 8, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home.

She was born on September 8, 1932 in Fulton, IL the daughter of Duke and Reka (Sissing) Boerema. She married Marvin G. Arians on September 12, 1952 in Morrison. Betty worked as a receptionist/secretary at the former Arians Century 21 Realty in Sterling for several years. She was a member of New Life Lutheran Church in Sterling and had enjoyed playing the accordion.

Survivors include her husband, Marvin; her daughter Marla Esnard of Sterling; her sons: Mark (Patty) Arians and Mel (Dawn) Arians both of Sterling; four grandchildren: Alan (Morgan) Arians, Chad (Melissa) Arians, Ryan Arians and Maren Esnard; four great grandchildren: Jesse Arians, Bradyn Arians, Mia Arians and Marcoree Penwarden-Shuman.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Jack Boerema.

Visitation will be held on Monday November 12, 2018 from 9 – 10:30 AM at New Life Lutheran Church in Sterling. The funeral will follow at 10:30 AM at the church. Burial will conclude at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling. Arrangements completed by the McDonald Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Mark and Patty. so sorry for your loss

Posted by Carleen Conklen - Champaign, IL   November 12, 2018

Sincere condolences from the Eva Sierra family! God speed now she is in heavens.

Posted by Eva Sierra - Sterling, IL - Friend   November 10, 2018

Marla, so sorry for the loss of your mom. I know how hard that is no matter what the circumstances. Embrace the good memories. May she rest in peace.

Posted by Jeanne D'Amour - Portage, WI - Friend   November 10, 2018

Marv. and Family:
Betty was a life long friend, a caring person, a lady and Mother. She will be remembered as such by all who knew her. Our thoughts are with the family during these stressful times.
Gerald Patten

Posted by Gerald Patten - Sterling, IL - Family Friend   November 09, 2018

Betty was a caring lady. My family was welcomed into yours when we first moved here and for that we are very grateful. She will be missed by many people.

Posted by Rosemary Matthiessen - Sterling, IL - Friend   November 09, 2018