Betty Rathbun

Obituary of Betty J. Rathbun

Morenci - Betty J. Rathbun, age 88, of Morenci and most recently at Gaslight Village Assisted Living in Adrian, where she had resided for the past year, died Sunday, February 20, 2022.  She was born on July 15, 1933 to Muriel L. and Etta L. (Mock) Stewart.  She married Harold R. Rathbun and he preceded her in death. 

She is survived by two sons, Bill (Marlene) Rathbun of Clayton, MI and Gary (Nancy) Rathbun of Wauseon, OH; two grandchildren, David Rathbun and Kristy (Jason) Jones; as well as great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. 

Betty was the owner of Betty's Cake Decorating and Supplies and is remembered for the delicious birthday, graduation and wedding cakes she made for so many people in the community.  After she retired, she enjoyed the winters she spent in Florida and the friends she made there.  She volunteered for Hospice and was active in her church.

Besides her husband, Betty was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, William, Robert, and James; and two sisters, Mary and Annette.

At Betty's request, she has been cremated.  No services have been planned at this time.  Memorial gifts in Betty's memory may be directed to ELARA Caring Hospice, 730 Riverside Ave., Adrian, MI 49221.  The Eagle-Marry Funeral Home - Morenci Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.

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