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Betty E. Mengarelli

March 23, 1927 September 10, 2019
Betty E. Mengarelli
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Obituary for Betty E. Mengarelli

Betty E. Mengarelli
Of Arlington Heights

Betty E. Mengarelli was born on March 23, 1927 in Niles Center to William and Agnes (nee Parzysz) Strum. She died peacefully Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at her home.

In her teen years Betty was a car hop for Richard’s Drive-In on Lincoln Avenue in Lincolnwood where she met Craig and Dale’s father. They married in 1949. After raising her family, Betty also worked in childcare and retail. She was an avid reader, liked to dance, go out to lunch with friends, watched old movies and her favorite classic TV shows. She loved to spend time with her family, especially at gatherings for birthdays and holidays. She enjoyed socializing with friends at Amvets Post 66 on Saturday afternoons. Betty had a knack for engaging people in conversation and setting them at ease. She was loved by all.

Betty is survived by her sons, Craig (Barbara) Mengarelli and Dale (Carol) Mengarelli;, grandchildren, Christopher (Leah) Mengarelli, Elena (Christian) Soloc, Lisa (Ryan) Lee, Gina Mengarelli and Stephanie (Eric) Altergott; great-grandchildren, Lucine Mengarelli, Cosmo Mengarelli and Evangeline Soloc; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother, William J. (Emily) Strum, Jr.

A Memorial Gathering will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 am until 11:30 am. Service will commence at 10:30, at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 North Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Interment is private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to Salvation Army, Office of Planned Giving, 5040 N. Pulaski Road, Chicago, IL 60630-2788 or a charity of your choice. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at or (847) 253-0168.

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Memorial Service




10:00 AM 10/12/2019 10:00:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 North Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 North Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Salvation Army Metropolitan Division

5040 N. Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL

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