Betty Jean Marie Young, age 93, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Murray’s Assisted Living Facility in Gladstone.
Betty was born February 19, 1926, in Escanaba, the daughter of Paul and Genevieve (Mannabach) Waeghe. She was raised in Escanaba and graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School. On May 31, 1947, Betty was united in marriage to Robert J. Young and together the couple made their home and raised their family in Gladstone. Betty was a member of All Saints Church in Gladstone and enjoyed playing bingo, taking trips to the casino, and cheering for the Green Bay Packers.
Son: Jim (Terri) Young
Daughters: Cherie (Dave) Phalen, Kathy (Jay) Pepin,
LuAnn (Archie) Henderson and Bobbie (Derrell) Coates
Brother in law: Willard Young
Also surviving are many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Genevieve, husband, Bob:
Sister: Geri Vanlerberghe and Queenie Teal
Grandson: Brandon Coates
Granddaughter: Dayna Phalen
Great Granddaughter: Cynthia Lee
Betty’s family will receive friends on Monday, from 2:30PM to 4:30PM, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Monday, at 5:00PM, at All Saints Church in Gladstone, with Rev. Fr. Jamie Ziminski officiating. Luncheon will follow in the All Saints Church Parish Hall. Betty will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Fernwood Cemetery in the spring. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements.