Obituary for Betty (Chilton) Kottkamp
Betty L. (Chilton) Kottkamp, 72, of Vulcan, MO, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017, at Missouri Baptist Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. She was born in Malden, MO, on May 13, 1945, to Andrew and Pearl (Stevens) Chilton.
Betty grew up in the Des Arc area and graduated from South Iron High School in 1963. She had worked for many years as an executive assistant to the CEO of multiple companies. She was a member of the Des Arc First Baptist Church. Betty loved animals, especially her dog Whisker.
Betty is survived by a son, Patrick Kottkamp of Las Vegas, NV; a brother, Ben Chilton, of O’Fallon, MO; sisters, Norma Toney of Piedmont, MO, Mae Sutton of Festus, MO, and Linda (Homer) Lewis of Vulcan, MO; and her nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by four brothers, Paul, Nelson, Bill, and Don Chilton; and a sister, Ruth Higgins.
Visitation for Betty was held Monday, June 5, 2017, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, MO. Services followed at 1:00 pm at the chapel. Pastor Tadd Kruithoff ministered to the family. Recorded music was provided. Andy Lewis, Jason Overbey, Jake Lewis, Bobby Kirkpatrick, Homer Lewis, and Jordan Lewis served as pallbearers. Burial was at Mt. View Cemetery, Des Arc, MO. Online condolences can be made at www.rueggfuneralhomes.com