Betty Joanne Good


Betty Joanne Good, 83, of Mt. Morris, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020, at Pinecrest Manor in Mt. Morris. 

Betty was born Oct. 13, 1936, in Maryland Station, Ill., the daughter of John and Emma Marie (Magne) Hanna. On Oct. 7, 1961 in Polo, she was united in marriage to Russell Good. She graduated from Polo High School in 1954.

Betty was a waitress, worked in the kitchens of the Mt. Morris schools, wrote the “Good News” column for the Mt. Morris Times. She was a loving and proud mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Betty enjoyed writing poetry, her home in the country, a good cup of coffee, swinging on her porch swing, friends and neighbors, and, most of all, spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Survivors include sons Gregory (Karolyn) Good of St. Augustine, Fla., Brent (Angie) Good of Mt. Morris; daughters Lonna (Rick) Schuler of Oregon, Eden (Larry) White of Mt. Morris, and Shaye (Jim) Tate of Minot, N.D.; 21 Grandchildren, 27 Great Grandchildren


She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband Russell in 2008; brother Charles Hanna; sister Donna Page; 2 grandchildren Devin Marie Schuler and Dalton Austin Schuler.

A private graveside service will be held at Fairmount Cemetery in Polo where she will be laid to rest next to her husband.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial to be established.