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Face Time with Betty Keeler

Published: Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

St. Charles resident Betty Keeler was on her way back from the Geneva Arts Fair when she answered eight questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Milledgeville in Illinois. It’s the middle of the edge of the village.

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Diane Keaton

First job? Telephone operator

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? When I was a kid, all you could be was a nurse, a secretary or a teacher, and I didn’t want to be any of those things. I just wanted to make things better for people. … I’m a decent human being.

A movie you’d recommend? “Mr. Holland’s Opus”

Favorite charity? Appalachian Service Project

Favorite local restaurant? Chianti’s in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I met Robert Wagner when he was at Pheasant Run in “Mr. Roberts.”

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