Rathbun, Betty J.

Written by David Green.

Betty Jane Rathbun, 77, of Weston,  Mich., died Jan. 10, 2007.

She was born July 10, 1929, in Adrian, Mich., to John and Erma (Cohrs) Johnson. She married Keith Rathbun Dec. 27, 1948, and he survives.

Betty retired from Lenawee Medical Care Facility where she worked in housekeeping.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Michael (and Caroline Sue) Rathbun of Mesa, Ariz.; two daughters, Jamee (and Bill) Davis of Weston and Jermee Emerson of Weston; two brothers, Martin (and Ruth) Johnson of Tennessee and Art (and Naomi) Johnson of Georgia; one sister, Francis Pickford of Pittsford, Mich.; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter, Debra Kay Rathbun.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service was Sunday, Jan. 13, at the Weston United methodist Church.

Burial of her ashes will take place at a later date in the Weston Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lenawee.

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