Prominent Alexandria preservationist Joe Betty Sterkx passes away

Mrs. Joe Betty Sterkx - 1936-2022
Mrs. Joe Betty Sterkx - 1936-2022(Wynn Lawrence / L.C. Nøttaasen / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 via MGN)
Published: Jul. 29, 2022 at 6:32 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2022 at 7:41 PM CDT
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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Joe Betty Sterkx, a prominent Alexandria preservationist and real estate professional, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022, following a short illness.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Richard Sterkx, children Mamie Gasperecz and Charles Sterkx, both of New Orleans, and three grandchildren.

Private graveside services will be held under the direction of John Kramer & Son Funeral Home. Visitation will be held at Kramer Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 3 from 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6:30 p.m.

Donations/memorials can be made in Joe Betty’s honor to River Oaks Square Arts Group, 1330 Second Street, Alexandria, La. 71301, or to Kent Plantation House, 3601 Bayou Rapides Rd., Alexandria, La. 71303.

For her full obit, click here.

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