Betty Jane Ilg, age 65, peacefully went home to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Rocky Mountain Care Center in Clearfield, Utah. She was born in Powell, Wyoming, on July 31, 1950 to Robert and Evelyn Croft and was one of five children.
Betty grew up loving animals and learning how to work hard as she helped out on her familyâ€™s farm. She graduated from high school in Powell and later received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Wyoming in Home Economics Education. She married Steven Ilg in January of 1971, and together they had two children. They later divorced. Betty was a very loving and caring mother. She enjoyed sewing, reading, and playing games with family and friends. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and helping them out with various projects. Betty was a dedicated and faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter - day Saints. She loved the Savior, and was a good example of it through her service to others.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents Robert & Evelyn Croft, brother-in-law Lynn Sorensen, her nephew Jeremy Croft and her great-nephew Wyatt Sorensen.
She is survived by her daughter Kirsten (Lane) Bird from Fort Bridger, Wyoming, son Aaron Ilg from Sheridan, Wyoming, brothers Robert (Rena) Croft from Lovell, Wyoming, William (Kathy) Croft from Arapahoe, Wyoming and her sisters Marlene Sorensen from Garland, Utah and Gaye (Frank) Barrett from Powell, Wyoming.
A viewing will be held on Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Mountain View LDS Church. A viewing will also be held at the Powell, Wyoming LDS Church from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 AM on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Dedication of the grave will be held directly after the service at the Byron Cemetery and then she will be laid to rest next to her parents.