Betty J. LaConto, 85 of DeKalb, passed away Friday, August 2nd, 2013 from a heart attack at Kishwaukee Community Hospital.
Betty was born in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of Joseph and Pauline (Crane) Gallo. She met the love of her life, Robert LaConto while a student at the University of Toledo. They were married right after graduation and celebrated their 63rd anniversary this June.
Betty and Bob moved to DeKalb, Illinois in 1963. Betty taught first grade there for over thirty years.
She is survived by her husband; her daughters, Julia (Tom) Stancliffe and Jill (Denis) Jagodzinski; brother, Frank Gallo, and grandchildren, Jennifer Marinosci, Matthew Marinosci, and Ethan Stancliffe.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Sam Gallo and William Gallo.
There will be a private interment Friday at Ohio Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to DeKalb County Hospice Inc. in care of the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory, Sycamore, IL 60178
For info or to sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com