Betty May (Makley) Rush, age 87 of Hastings, passed away on Tuesday February 26, 2013 at Hastings Magnum Care .
She was born May 21, 1925 in Eaton County, Michigan, the daughter of Lloyd L. and Emma L. (Rairigh) Makley. Betty graduated from Woodland High School in 1944.
Betty worked for the Civil service office in Lansing until her marriage in 1946. She was a former member of the Carlton Center Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, doing crafts, reading and going for walks .
Betty was married on August 24, 1946 to Roger Max Rush Sr. he preceded her in death on July 4, 2005. She was also preceded in death by her son, Jim Rush "JR", Parents, sister Bonnie Lester and a brother Gene Makley .
Betty is survived by her children: Kitty (Dick) Stanley of Charlotte, Roger (Vicki) Rush Jr. of LeRoy, Betsy (Dan) Spindlow of Hastings, daughter In-Law Connie Rush of Grand Rapids, 6 grandchildren, Stephen (Holly) Stanley of Lansing, Jennifer (Tony) DiSpirito of Comstock Park, Anne Rush of Huntsville, Alabama, Chris Rush of LeRoy, David, Jacob Spindlow of Billings, MT., great-grandchildren: Vincent and Logan Stanley, Raif, Rieley, and Kias Spindlow, brother Ron (LuAnn) Makley of Lake -Odessa, sister in-law Bette Makley of Lake-Odessa and several nieces and nephews .
Betty's family would like to thank Hastings Magnum Care Staff for the love and care Betty was given for the past 6 years.
1 hour prior to service time.
Monday March 4, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
Girrbach Funeral Home
Pastor Don Spachman
Hastings , Michigan
Greater Michigan Chapter
20300 Civic Center Dr. Ste.100
Southfield , Mi. 48076