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 Betty Lou <I>McDonald</I> Post

Betty Lou McDonald Post

Birth
Cheboygan, Cheboygan County, Michigan, USA
Death 17 Jan 2013 (aged 62)
Millersburg, Presque Isle County, Michigan, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: Visitation for family and friends was held at the Chagnon Funeral Home on Friday January 18, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm with cremation to follow. As were Betty's wishes, there was no funeral service.
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September 30, 1950 - January 17, 2013

Betty Lou Post, age 62 years, 3 months, 18 days, of Millersburg, passed away at home on Thursday January 17, 2013. The daughter of Lawrence A. and Alma (Beatty) McDonald, Betty was born on September 30, 1950 in Cheboygan. She married Larry N. Post on June 22, 1968 in Tower.

A lifelong resident of the Onaway-Millersburg area and coming from a large family, Betty was well known in the community. As a young mother, Betty stayed at home with her family, and then when her girls were all raised, she went to work, as a cook, at Stoney Creek where she has worked for more than 20 years.

Betty enjoyed camping, fishing, and working in her flower gardens. She loved a good game of cribbage and throwing a game of horseshoes. She also loved going to antique sales and enjoyed collecting "everything".

Betty was a wonderful baker and enjoyed cooking for her family. She cherished her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are:
…her husband of more than 44 years, Larry Post, of Millersburg;
…daughters,
……Angie Riley of Indian River,
……Kathy Cross (Gary Prow),
……Dawn Post, and
……Janet Pochmara (Dave Trafelet), all of Onaway;
…six very special grandchildren: Katlynn, Justin, Tyler, Andrew, Becca, and Brock.

Betty also leaves behind:
…eight sisters,
……Darlene Fleming of Lynchburg, VA,
……Beverly (Doc) Lambert of St. Ignace,
……Vivian Sobeck of Millersburg,
……Nancy (David) Post of Hillman,
……Lorene (Patrick) Kerr,
……Cindy (Steve) Nash,
……Shelly (Randy) Tibbits, and
……Kitty (Tom) Hitchcock, all of Onaway;
…five brothers,
……Russ (Kathy) McDonald of Millersburg,
……Lawrence "Buck" (Sandra),
……Pete (JoAnn),
……Melvin (Loraine Preston), and
……Thomas McDonald, all of Onaway;
…uncles,
……Ron and
……Marv (Marma) Beatty, both of Onaway;
…aunts,
……Betty Mullins of Onaway and
……Margaret Smolinski of Posen; as well as
…numerous nieces and nephews.

Betty was preceded in death by:
…her parents, Lawrence and Alma McDonald, and
…her grandson, Curvin Pochmara.

Visitation for family and friends was held at the Chagnon Funeral Home on Friday January 18, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm with cremation to follow.

As were Betty's wishes, there will not be a funeral service.

Betty's family has asked that in lieu of flowers donations be made to them to be given to a charity that will be decided on at a later date.

Arrangements and obituary provided by the
Chagnon Funeral Home
20742 State Street
Onaway, Michigan 49765
Ph: 989-733-8545
http://www.chagnonfh.com/

and Published in the "Presque Isle County Advance", (Rogers City, Michigan), Vol 135, #04, Thurs., 01/24/2013, p 7A


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  • Originally Created by: Robert Adrian
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103786980
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Betty Lou McDonald Post (30 Sep 1950–17 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103786980, ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, who reports a Visitation for family and friends was held at the Chagnon Funeral Home on Friday January 18, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm with cremation to follow. As were Betty's wishes, there was no funeral service..