Betty L. Graves


Birth: July 18th, 1931
Death: December 3rd, 2010
Age: 79 years
Residence:Saginaw
Survived By: She is survived by two daughters, two sons, a daughter-in-law, and a step-son: Carey (paul) Pankey, Coni (Tom) Calligaro, Glen (Linda) Graves, Russ (Caroline) Graves, Karen Graves and Ron (Cheryle) Eurick. Grandchildren Kris, Jenny, Chuck, Alicia, Ilene, Janelle, Alexandrina, Elizabeth, Michelle, and Allison. Great-grandchildren: Ashley, Crysta, Jack, MaKayla, Jacob Tyler, Kaitlyn and Jacob. One brother, William Brethauer, and many loved nieces and nephews. There are many surrogate children - Sharon, Jilian, Lindsey, Matt and Tammy, and others too numerous to mention.
Affiliations: She loved her family, cooking, fishing, genealogy, hunting, rummage sales, and dollar stores. While she had many collections, her most valuable collection was people.

GRAVES, Betty Lou, (Brethauer), loving mother, grandmother, great-grand mother, sister, aunt and friend passed away December 3, 2010 at home, peacefully surrounded by family after a courageous fight with cancer at age 79. Betty was born July 18, 1931, in Saginaw. She loved her family, cooking, fishing, genealogy, hunting, rummage sales, and dollar stores. While she had many collections, her most valuable collection was people. She is survived by two daughters, two sons, a daughter-in-law, and a step-son: Carey (paul) Pankey, Coni (Tom) Calligaro, Glen (Linda) Graves, Russ (Caroline) Graves, Karen Graves and Ron (Cheryle) Eurick. Grandchildren Kris, Jenny, Chuck, Alicia, Ilene, Janelle, Alexandrina, Elizabeth, Michelle, and Allison. Great-grandchildren: Ashley, Crysta, Jack, MaKayla, Jacob Tyler, Kaitlyn and Jacob. One brother, William Brethauer, and many loved nieces and nephews. There are many surrogate children - Sharon, Jilian, Lindsey, Matt and Tammy, and others too numerous to mention. Betty was preceded in death by husband Elden Graves, long-time companion Harold Eurick, son Tim Graves and three sisters. In lieu of flowers please send donations in Betty's name to Hospice Advantage, 401 Center Ave. in Bay City, MI., 48708. Friends and family may join us in a celebration of Betty's life at a Memorial Dinner on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 4 P.M. at Hopevale Church, 4873 N. Center, Saginaw, MI. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Mid-Michigan. to sign online guest book and leave words of sympathy go to . www.cremationsocietymidmi.com.  

 



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