Memorial services for Betty “Beanie” Gerlecz, 85, of Copperas Cove, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Scott’s Funeral Home Chapel in Copperas Cove.

Mrs. Gerlecz died Nov. 2, 2013, in a local nursing home. She was born May 24, 1928, in Utica, Kan., to the late Floyd and Margaret Jones Westover. She grew up in Junction City, Kan., with her brothers, Gene, Vern, Leonard and sister, Dorothy.

She married John Gerlecz on Aug. 25, 1949, and they resided in Omaha, Neb. She had resided in Copperas Cove since 2001. She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Nebraska.

Mrs. Gerlecz was preceded in death by her husband, John, on June 10, 2002; her brothers; and a son, Michael Gerlecz, in 2009.

Survivors include her daughters, Cindy Adams and Nancy Gerlecz; sons, Tom Gerlecz and Joe Gerlecz; sister, Dorothy “Dottie” Martin; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Scott’s Funeral Home in Copperas Cove is in charge of arrangements.

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