Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

March 12, 2013

Elizabeth 'Betty' Spurgeon


Daily Iowegian

MOULTON — Elizabeth "Betty" Spurgeon, 66, of Moulton, died Sunday, March 10, 2013 at her home near Moulton.

She was born Oct. 19, 1946 in Centerville, the daughter of Quedar and Doris Ann (Peetz) Probasco. She graduated from Moulton High School and later completed a nursing program at St. Luke's Hospital in Davenport.

On Jan. 9, 1971, Betty was united in marriage to Russel Spurgeon in Moulton. She worked as a registered nurse at St. Luke's Hospital in Davenport, Davis County Hospital in Bloomfield and the Gilfillan Medical Clinic in Bloomfield. She was also a medical researcher for the Keith Law Firm in Bloomfield and enjoyed volunteering at Centerville Nursing and Rehab Center in Centerville.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Betty will be missed by her husband, Russel Spurgeon of Moulton; a brother, Rick Probasco and Pat of Moulton; and her very special coffee buddy, Jan Davis of Moulton.

Per Betty's wishes, no services or visitation will be planned. The Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Moulton is caring for Betty and her family and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com.