Elizabeth Anne "Betty" Nelson

Elizabeth "Betty" Anne Nelson Mt. Pleasant Elizabeth "Betty" Anne Nelson, age 69, of Mt. Pleasant passed away Thursday, February 14, 2013 at McLaren Central Michigan. Funeral Services for Betty will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, February 19, at 11 a.m. with Cheryl Davis officiating. Interment will follow at the Two Rivers Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday, February 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the chapel. Visitation will continue on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pardee Cancer Treatment Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel. Betty was born on November 21, 1943 in Battle Creek, the daughter of Peter and Effie (Rogers) Grevers. She married Richard Nelson on February 15, 1969 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mt. Pleasant. Betty retired from CME Mitsuba Corporation. Betty loved to travel, to read and collect books, and lived for spoiling her grand kids. She was a 1961 graduate of Harper Creek. Betty is survived by her husband of 43 years, Richard; daughters, Kathryn (Edward) Willoughby of Dewitt and Julia (Jeffery) Schmalbach of Mt. Pleasant; 3 grandchildren, Maria Schmalbach, Claire and Reese Willoughby; sisters, Marie (Bobby) Bagwell, Theresa Preston, Louise (Gilbert) Gould, and Jacqueline (Carl) Stahl; brothers, Charles Grevers and Peter (Janet) Grevers; and many nieces and nephews. Betty was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Virginia; and brother, William.

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 19, 2013