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Services set for Betty Lee 89

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Betty Lee, age 89, of Marshall, Michigan, formerly of Porter, Indiana, passed away Monday, July 4, 2011.

She was born in Porter on June 5, 1922 to Arvid and Ethel Ross Carlson, both of whom preceded her in death.

On June 21, 1945, in Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, she married Joseph Lee who preceded her in death in 1993.

Betty is survived by her daughters Linda (Gerald) Layman of Indianapolis, Janet Kingery of Indianapolis and Laura (Mike) Menard of Marshall, Michigan; her grandchildren Lisa (Ramon) Rosado, Dion Huber of Indianapolis, Duane (Lisa Gonzales) Kuehl of Valparaiso, Dave Kuehl of Wanatah, Mike (Angie Rippe) Kingery, Michele (Ed) Risner of Porter, Jenna (Rich DeVries) Kingery of Wheatfield and Heather and Cassie Menard of Marshall, Mich.

She is also survived by 16 great-grandchildren, five great, great-grandchildren; brothers Robert Carlson of Porter and Donald (Meryl) Carlson of London, Texas and sisters Dorothy Crose and Marilyn (Tom) Vedell of LaCrescent, Minn.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, Alan Joseph, in 1946, and a brother, Kenneth Carlson, in 2003.

Betty was a lifetime member of Augsburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, Porter and a Past Auxiliary President for the American Legion Post 170.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St., Chesterton with Pastor Erik Bernth officiating. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8, 2011 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be given to the Oaklawn Hospital Hospice, 122 High St., Marshall, MI, 49068.

For more information please call 219-926-1309.


Posted 7/7/2011