Betty L. Klosterman

CENTRALIA — Betty L. Klosterman, 89, of Centralia, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021, at Centralia Manor.

Betty was born in Centralia, the daughter of James Benjamin Randle and Hazel (Williamson) Randle. She married Robert “Dutch” Klosterman on February 14, 1949, in Centralia and he preceded her in death on June 29, 2011.

Betty is survived by one daughter-in-law Mary Ann Klosterman of Dupo, two step-grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren, a special niece Marsha Dykstra and husband Alwyn of Nashville, and several other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents James and Hazel Randle, one son Larry Dean Klosterman, two brothers Raymond R. Randall and John “Jack” Randall, and two sisters-in-law Phyllis Randall and Pat Randall.

Betty worked for Illinois Bell and AT&T for over 30 years. She loved to play Golf and Friday night dances with her husband at the V.F.W Post 2055. Betty was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Telephone Pioneers, Lady Elks 493, and the Ladies of the Moose 1219. Her enjoyment was watching the STL Cardinals, reading, traveling back and forth to Florida with her husband Bob. She had a beautiful smile and infectious laugh. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Private funeral services for Betty L. Klosterman will be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at the Hillcrest Lakeside Chapel in Centralia with entombment to follow in the Hillcrest Lakeside Mausoleum.

A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at the Hillcrest Lakeside Chapel in Centralia with a limited amount of visitors at a time. Due to health concerns, face masks and social distancing will be observed.

In honor of Betty, memorial donations may be made to the CHS Booster Club and will be accepted by the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home at 235 North Sycamore Street in Centralia, IL 62801 618-532-3523, who is honored to be of service to Betty’s family.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting and the funeral home’s Facebook page.