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“Brad, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our prayers and hugs are with you. Ron and Connie Pillars ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Connie Pillars - Rock Falls, IL

“Bub, I'm sorry to hear of your Mother's passing, she was a pure class act. I'll always remember the great times we all had in Green Bay. Now...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Doug Riggins - Rock Falls, IL

“To the Burlum Family, We send our condolences and prayers with you and yours for your loss of Betty L. Burlum. May your hearts be full of happy...Read More »
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Betty L. Burlum, age 67, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Northwestern Huntley Hospital in Huntley.

Betty was born on May 29, 1951 in Osseo, Wis. the daughter of Lester and Violet (Tomlinson) Ross. She was employed at Wahl Clipper in Sterling for 28 years retiring in 2016. Betty was an avid Chicago Cubs and Green Bay Packer fan. She enjoyed playing golf, shooting pool and bowling.

Survivors include, two sons, Michael (Skye) Burlum of Caddott, Wis. and Bradley (Stephanie) Burlum of Rock Falls; three sisters, Marge Gruel of Belvidere, Louetta Richardson of South Elgin and Lorraine Johnson of St. Paul, Minn.; two brothers, Dale Ross of Osseo, Wis. and George (Bertie) Ross of Strum, Wis.; four grandchildren, Eirik, Shannon, Collin and Marcus Burlum all of Caddott, Wis..

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Larry Ross.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 1:00 – 3:00 PM Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Cremation rites have been accorded.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.