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Betty Anna Hogarth, 83, of Traverse City, passed away Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at the Munson Hospice House in the loving care of her family. Betty was born on Jan. 8, 1934 in Wallin to the late William Horaito and Eva (Bloomfield) Currie. Betty was the youngest out of her nine brothers and sisters. In 1937 Betty and her family moved to the farm east of Copemish, where Betty was raised and graduated from Copemish High School.
She married Arthur Robert Hogarth on Nov. 15, 1952 in Thompsonville. Together they lovingly raised three wonderful children.
Surviving Betty are her devoted husband of 65 years, Arthur; children, Arthur "Bob" (Sue) Hogarth Jr., of Traverse City, John (Annie) Hogarth, of Traverse City, and Barbara (Dana Donovan), of Chesapeake, Virginia; grandchildren, David (Rachel) LaValley Jr., of LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Jennifer (Cameron) Kirby, of Yelm, Washington, and Alex Hogarth, of Traverse City; great-grandchildren, Lilly and Molly, of Yelm, Washington; and great-grand babies, James and Aspen LaValley.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, John, Bruce and Roy; and sisters, Leona Cotton, Emma Hoover, Becky Hall, Edna Kerr and Charlotte Stubbs.
At the request of Betty, private family services will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the VFW Honor Guard, 3400 Veterans Dr., Traverse City, MI 49684.
Please share a memory with Betty's family by visiting her tribute page found at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family.
Published on December 13, 2017
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