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Norman "Happy" Bettenhausen

October 28, 1924 — February 15, 2022

Norman “Happy “Bettenhausen, age 97, of Danforth formerly of Manteno, Frankfort and Tinley Park, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2022, at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth, IL. He was born October 28, 1924, in Breman Township to the late John and late Cora (Bormet) Bettenhausen. He married his late wife Dorothy (Devalk) on June 17, 1944, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tinley Park. Happy worked for Phillips Chevrolet for over 40 years. He actively volunteered musically for many years. Loving father of Larry (late Edna), Leroy (late Evelyn) and late Leslie (Cindy); dear brother of late Ruth (late Robert) Courtan and Jean (William) Bradley; fond brother-in-law of Glen Drechsel; He is also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Happy's name to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church or Prairieview Lutheran Home would be appreciated. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort IL 60423 on Sunday, February 20, 2022, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 177 Luther Lane, Frankfort IL 60423 on Monday, February 21, 2022, at 11:00 AM, lying in state from 10-11 AM. Interment will follow at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Tinley Park.

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Visitation

Sunday, February 20, 2022

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Kurtz Memorial Chapel - Frankfort

65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423

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In State

Monday, February 21, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

177 Luther Lane, Frankfort, IL 60423

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 21, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

177 Luther Lane, Frankfort, IL 60423

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