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Betty R. Weaver

March 26, 1928 - December 15, 2016

In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held in the spring at Ft. Custer where she will be laid to rest alongside her beloved husband.

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Age 88, died peacefully at home Thursday, December 15, 2016. Betty was born on March 26, 1928 in Benton Harbor, MI, the daughter of the late John York and Hattie (Tom) Rockwell and was a longtime resident of Kalamazoo. She was a lifelong member of the VFW Comstock Post 6252 Women’s Auxiliary. Betty was employed in various jobs around the Kalamazoo area until her retirement. On June 24, 1946, she married John R. “Buck” Weaver, who preceded her in death in 1999. She was also preceded in death by two sons, John and Joseph Weaver; two brothers, Bob and Dick York; and a sister, Claira McCann. Betty is survived by four children, James (Mary) Weaver and Barb Tazelaar, of Kalamazoo; Jack (Sue) Weaver of Leo, IN and Teresa (Tom) Ethell of Sheshipwana, IN; sister, Dorothy Erickson; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.