In memory of
Mrs. Betty M. Bronner, age 79, of Grand Rapids, passed away on Tuesday, February 24, 2009. She grew up on a farm between Sparta and Kent City. Betty helped out at home and the restaurant "The Hotel" that her mother managed. She worked at Wolverine World Wide, and then Thornapple Valley. Betty enjoyed spending time with friends and helping people. She enjoyed doing crafts, cooking, and baking (especially cookies). For many years she and Robert lived in Truth or Consequences, NM, but returned to this area for health reasons. Betty is survived by her husband, Robert D. Bronner; children, Carl Haynes of Rockford, Robin and Perry Martinez of Wyoming, MI, and Roger and Carol Bronner of Grant; daughter-in-law, Janice Haynes; grandchildren, Kerri Clark, Julie (Jeff) Stephan, Desiree Bronner, Dakota Bronner, and Calvin Martinez; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Mackenzie, and Keegan; sister, Mrs. Marian Reyburn; nieces, Pam Reyburn and Toni Reyburn; and many friends including, Pat and Dan Coykendall, Blanche Lee, and John Hammer. Preceding her in death was her parents, Orville and Carrie Coalter, and her first husband, Carl (Junior) Haynes. The service for Betty will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. with the Rev. Duane Reichelt officiating. Interment is in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Friends of Michigan Veterans Home, Inc. or American Cancer Society. Relatives and friends may gather at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
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