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Betty Jean Whetstone

April 12, 1928 — May 23, 2023

Betty Jean Whetstone

Betty Jean Whetstone
April 12, 1928 ~ May 23, 2023

Betty Jean Whetstone, 95 of Union, Michigan passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2023 in Burr Oak.

She was born in Sturgis, Michigan on April 12, 1928 the daughter of Joseph and Levah (Fronhafer) Nelson. On August 22, 1947, in South Bend, Indiana she married Theodore R. Whetstone who preceded her in death.

Betty was a Machine Operator, working for many years at Valley Machine in Elkhart, Indiana.

Betty loved baking, knitting and crocheting, she also enjoyed camping and fishing. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and liked butterflies.

Betty is survived by her daughter; Peggy Enboden of Constantine Michigan, sons; Michael (Sharon) Whetstone of Constantine, Michigan, Teddy (Barbara) Whetstone of Elkhart Indiana; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren.

Betty is preceded in death by her husband Theodore, parents; Joseph and Levah Nelson, son; Joseph Whetstone, son-in-law George Enboden; great-grandson; Robert Whetstone, sisters Waunetta Plumb and Wanda Penfield.

The family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 p.m Friday, May 26, 2023 at the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home, 52780 M-40 North, Marcellus. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m Friday, May 26, 2023 with Pastor Jamey Smith of Restoration Church officiating. Burial will follow at Marcellus Bly Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association, alz.org. Online condolences may be left at www.materralstonfuneralhome.com .
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Friday, May 26, 2023

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Mater - Ralston Funeral Home

52780 Michigan 40, Marcellus, MI 49067

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Friday, May 26, 2023

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Mater - Ralston Funeral Home

52780 Michigan 40, Marcellus, MI 49067

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