HEMET, Calif.—Betty Greenleaf, 91, of Hemet, Calif., formerly of Mount Carroll, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at her residence in Hemet.
Betty was born July 6, 1928, in Clinton, Iowa, to Gladys and Clifford Benson.
She graduated from Mount Carroll High School in 1946 and Brown's Business College in Freeport in 1947.
In 1949, she moved to Los Angeles, Calif., where she became a deputy sheriff of Los Angeles County in 1953, until injured on duty and retired on a service-connected disability in 1964.
In 1984 she moved back to Mount Carroll to care for her father who was terminally ill.
In 2001 she moved to Hemet, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother and husband. She was cremated and interred next to her parents and brother in Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
Services have been entrusted to the care of Miller-Jones Mortuary, 1501 W. Florida Ave., Hemet, Calif.