Betsy Goetz, age 91, of the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba (formerly of 1620 Dakota Avenue, Gladstone) died Thursday evening November 15, 2007 at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where she was a resident.
Betsy was born November 22, 1916 in Cedar River, MI the daughter of Robert and Selma (Smaglick) Parrette. She was raised in Menomonee, MI and graduated from the Daggette High School. Betsy was united to Theodore Goetz on June 23, 1934 and they made their home in Daggette and Gladstone where they raised their four children.
Betsy was active in Girl Scouts and was a troop leader for over 20 years. She was a volunteer for Bay de Noc Community College, mentoring students in general studies. Her favorite past time activities were cooking, baking and hosting family gatherings. In her later years, she enjoyed traveling on road trips with family and friends. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
Betsy was a faithful member of All Saints Church and was active in the U.P. Catholic Foresters, CCD instructor and the All Saints Guild. She was a member of the Gladstone Welfare Club, St. Vincent DePaul Society and the Michigan State Employee