Elizabeth "Betty" Dmochowski|
Sept. 22, 1919-Jan. 23, 2014
Elizabeth "Betty" Dmochowski, age 94, of Kalkaska, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, with her loving family by her side. She was born on September 22, 1919 in Detroit to the late Peter and Casharma (Kozuchowski) Brucki.
Betty married Edward "Eddie" Dmochowski on November 22, 1941 in Detroit. They resided in San Francisco for 6 years while Eddie served in the U.S. Army. After that, they moved to Detroit where they raised their 4 children. After Eddie retired in 1978, they moved to Kalkaska and made their home on Wagenschutz Road. Betty resided at Eden Center for the last 3 1/2 years.
Betty enjoyed working on special events for Kalkaska VFW Post 8684 and running their Bingo Night. She liked to read and loved family get-together's. Betty was a member of St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church.
Betty is survived by her daughters, Barbara Dmochowski of Bellaire, Carol (James) Jermanus of Canton, MI, Pamela Thompson of Florida, and Marri (Steven) Hogerheide of South Boardman; her cherished grandchildren, Debra (Gary) Shelton, Cheri Jermanus, Amie (Dan) Deak, Robin (Mike) Nowak, Brad (Jamie) Hogerheide, Jeff (Kellie) Hogerheide, and Mike Hogerheide; and her 12 precious great grandchildren.
Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband of 71 years, Eddie; her parents; her brothers, Eugene Brucki and Peter Brucki; and her sister Frances Sobczak.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. at Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, with Reverend Norman Dickson, S.J. of St. Mary of the Woods Catholic Church officiating. Visitation will be held for the 2 hours prior to the service. Burial will be in Excelsior Township Cemetery in the spring.
Memorial contributions may be made in Betty's honor to The Father Fred Foundation, P.O. Box 2260, Traverse City, MI 49685 or to
, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Arrangements were made by Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours.
Published in The Leader and the Kalkaskian on Feb. 5, 2014