Donalee Betz

Obituary of Donalee Betz

Donalee Betz (Shaneour) 82, a former Adrian resident died at her Kalamazoo home under loving care of her family and Hospice Care of SW Michigan. Preceded in her death was her loving husband Robert L. Betz, and son Hugh Elwin Barker. She is survived by two sons Keith (Sue) Barker, Matt Hammel, daughter Carla Hammel, two stepsons Sam (Missy) Hammel, Randy (Mona) Hammel, two stepdaughters Cyndy (Roger) Hamilton, and Jennifer Hammel…along with many grandchildren and  great grandchildren. Mrs. Betz's spent the early part of her career as an Arthur Murray dance instructor, restaurant owner, and later taught painting. She continued to enjoy the arts, and colored up to the last days of her life. In memory of our Mom, please consider donating to Hospice Care of SW Michigan (www.hospiceswmi.org) and/or Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes (www.kzoolf.org). Later in the Fall, there will be a graveside memorial in Medina, Michigan.