Elizabeth Mae “Betty” Case, age 97, of North Muskegon and formerly of Battle Creek, passed away Friday, January 24, 2020. Betty was born September 22, 1922 in Columbus, Ohio the daughter of Ralph and Helen Louise Clark. She was a 1940 graduate of North High School in Columbus where she lived until 1955. On August 15, 1940 Betty was married to Rev. Delmar B. Case and they lived in many towns including Kansas City, Kansas; Cincinnati, Ohio; Ottawa, Kansas and Muskegon, Michigan prior to moving to Battle Creek. She earned her L.P.N. license while living in Muskegon and worked at Hackley Hospital in Muskegon, and both Community and Leila Hospitals, retiring in 1988 from the Battle Creek Sanitarium Hospital. She was a member of Ganges Baptist Church of Fennville and had previously been a member at First Baptist Church of Marshall. She was a volunteer at Mercy Pavilion for many years. Betty was preceded in death by her husband in 1998. She is survived by five children: Ronald D. (Flora) Case of Grosse Ile, MI, Ann (Dexter) Denney of Cincinnati, OH, Rev. Thomas S. (Marilyn) Case of North Muskegon, MI, James G. Case of Sarasota, FL, and Suzanne E. (Steven) Milbocker of Otsego, MI; eleven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held Friday, January 31, 2020 at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. A graveside service will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Fort Custer National Cemetery with Rev. Richard Schlee officiating. A Memorial Service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at the funeral home with visitation one hour prior to the service. A luncheon will immediately follow at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Ganges Baptist Church of Fennville or First Baptist Church of Marshall. www.henryfuneralhome.org
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Ganges Baptist Church
6577 122nd Avenue, Fennville MI 49408
First Baptist Church of Marshall
305 W Michigan Avenue, Marshall MI 49068