Obituary

Betty J. Sovey

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died April 25th, 2016

Betty J. Sovey, 83, passed away on Monday evening, April 25, 2016 at Northwoods Place in Escanaba surrounded by her family.

She was born on June 27, 1932 in Escanaba, daughter of Victor and Adele (Johnson) Sundelius. Betty graduated from Escanaba High School.

On December 30, 1950, Betty married Grant L. Sovey. He preceded her in death.

Betty worked as a clerk at a variety of retail stores before her retirement.

She enjoyed going to the casino, playing bingo and cards with her card club.

Betty was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church.

Among survivors include her children, Christine (Duane) Myers of Green Bay, WI, Susan Jones of Escanaba, Laurie (Mark) McGovern of Marquette, Sandra (Joe) DeMars of Wells, Tammy Sovey and Michael Sovey of Escanaba; eleven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; brother, Stanley (Charlotte) Sundelius; two sisters, Jewel (Donald) Savage and Linda (Don) Westby; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her parents and husband, Grant, she was preceded in death by her brother, Steven Sundelius.

Visitation will be on Friday, April 29, 2016, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The funeral service will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Chris Johnson officiating. A meal will follow in the funeral home lounge area.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Sovey family.

4 Tributes to “Betty J. Sovey”

  1. There will not be a day that goes by that I don’t think of you. Forever in our hearts Mom.

  2. Condolences to the family. Betty and Grant are together once again!

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. I will always remember Betty with a smile on her face. Love from Gerry

  4. My thoughts and prayers to my dear and best childhood friend, Laurie and to the whole Sovey family during this difficult time. Wishing you all Peace and Comfort. Love Patti

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