Betty J. Marshall, age 84, of 402 South 11th Street, Gladstone, passed away Saturday April 7, 2012 at the Sexton Adult Foster Care Home in Gladstone.
Betty was born October 25, 1927 in Gladstone the daughter of Romeo and Eleanor (Ottensman) Thivierge. Betty was raised in Gladstone and she was a 1945 graduate of Gladstone High School. Following graduation, Betty moved to Chicago where she worked at the U.S. Treasury Department until 1952 when she returned to Gladstone. Betty retired from the State of Michigan where she was the office manager for the Department of Human Service in Escanaba.
Betty was a member of the All Saints Church in Gladstone and a Reading Buddy for Cameron Elementary School in Gladstone. Her hobbies included gardening and golfing. Betty especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She will be sadly missed.
Son: John (Helen) Marshall of Colorado Springs, CO
Diane Carlson of Gladstone
Linda Marshall of Escanaba
Donna (Gary) Kalishek of Kincheloe, MI
Debra Marshall of Ashville, NC
Nadine (Gene) Sullivan of Kasson, MN
Colleen (Rick) Rusinko of St. Louis Park, MN
Valerie Marshall of Broomfield, CO
Brothers: Norman (Mary) Thivierge of Gladstone and Gordon (Sue) Thivierge of Greenville, WI
Sisters: Grace (Fred) Stewart of Oscoda, MI, Ruth Fairman of Ada, MI, and Phyllis (Bill) Cottrell of Royal Oak, MI
Grandchildren: Mark (Stephanie), Becky and Julie Carlson, Patrick and Dan Sullivan, Christie (Ryan) Guido, and Kylie Kalishek.
Great Grandchildren: Tammi, Ryan, Caitlyn, Tyler, Courtney and Caden.
Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins
Special friend of over 80 years, June Westgaard of Elmwood Park, IL
In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her daughter, Cindy Marshall in 1971, and 3 brothers, Romeo, Paul and Jim.