Betty Ojala(1920 - 2018)

Betty Ojala, age 98, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan passed away Friday afternoon, August 17, 2018, at War Memorial Hospital.
Betty was born on June 4, 1920, in England to the late Frederick and Nellie (Branscombe) Stockwell. For many years, she worked at Ford Motor Company and later as a secretary at Northfield Presbyterian Church in Cleveland, Ohio. On April 23, 1960, Betty married Reuben H. Ojala in Allen Park, Michigan. She enjoyed singing in the church choir, needlepoint, and rug making. Betty was an avid reader. She was a member of Brimley Congregational Church. Betty's greatest joy in life was spending time with her family, from her brother and sisters down to her youngest great grandbaby.
Betty is survived by her son: Rick (Cindy) Ojala of Brimley, MI; three grandchildren: Richard (Jenny) Ojala of Colorado, Rachel (Karl) Anderson of Uganda, and Steven (Cathy) Ojala of Colorado; and six great-grandchildren: Tamsen, Gavin, Quinn, Ellie Margaret, Henry and Roman.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Reuben H. Ojala (October 17, 2017): three siblings: brother, Lawrence and two sisters, Gay and Aileen and brother-in-law Cecil, and sisters-in-law, Eleanor and Gloria.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018, at C.S. Mulder Funeral Home with Pastor Rod Case officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Entombment will be at Oaklawn Chapel Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Carenet Pregnancy Center. Condolences may be left online at

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C.S. Mulder Funeral Home - Sault Ste. Marie
4951 S. M-129 Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-4951
Published in Sault Ste. Marie Evening News on Aug. 28, 2018