Elizabeth “Betty” Catherine Nilges

May 12, 1935 - May 10, 2013

Elizabeth "Betty" Catherine Nilges, 77, of Jefferson City, died Friday, May 10, 2013, at Boone Hospital in Columbia, Mo. She was born on May 12, 1935, in St. Elizabeth, the daughter of the late Herbert Joseph and Augusta Hedwig (Bax) Nilges. She was a 1954 graduate of St. Elizabeth High School. Betty worked for the Missouri Department of Revenue, Division of Drivers License as an edit audit clerk. She retired June 1, 1990. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and St. Elizabeth Alumni Association. Survivors include: two sisters, Delores Nilges, Jefferson City, and Helen (Vic) Lock, Jefferson City. She was preceded in death by a brother, August "Gus" Nilges. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Rev. Colin P. Franklin officiating. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Visitation will be 5-7:00 p.m. Monday at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4:45 p.m. Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Alumni Scholarship, 240 Church St., St. Elizabeth, MO 65075 or Masses. Those wishing to email tributes or condolences to the family may do so at the website.

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Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home JC
  • 3210 North Ten Mile Drive Jefferson City, Mo 65109
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