Betty Jane LaFave, age 76, of 2705 7th Avenue West, Gladstone, passed away Wednesday morning June 29, 2011 at the Marquette General Hospital in Marquette.
Betty was born September 1, 1934 in Saginaw, MI the daughter of Karl and Irene (Miklovicz) Renner. She was raised in Saginaw and married Willard LaFave on February 14, 1953 in Saginaw. Together they owned and operated LaFave Saw and Supply Company in Saginaw. Following their retirement in 2006 they moved to Gladstone. Betty enjoyed spending time with her family and they meant everything to her.
In addition to her husband of 58 years, Willard, survivors include sons Mike (Ann), Mark, and Matt LaFave all of Saginaw, daughter Michelle (Mark) Wilson of Saginaw and sister Irene (Richard) Ramsden of Reese, MI. 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and cousins.
In addition to her parents, her brother, Robert Renner, preceded Betty in death.