Betty French

Betty French

Sunday, September 10th, 1950 Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Betty Lou French (Ebidon)

Betty L. (Ebidon) French, 69, of Norway, Mich., passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at Dickinson County Healthcare System, Iron Mountain, Mich.

She was born September 10, 1950, in Evanston, Illinois, daughter of James Sr. and Mary (Rucinski) Ebidon. Betty grew up in Norway and was a graduate of Norway High School. She married Robert French in 1993 and he preceded her in death in 2005. Betty and Robert resided in Kingsford, Mich. following their marriage. She was an avid church goer and in her spare time she enjoyed knitting, listening to Elvis music, and watching Elvis and western movies.

Betty is survived by her mother, Mary Ann “Mitzi” Ebidon, Niagara, Wis.; two sons, Donald Larson, Homestead, Wis., and Robert (Becky Deneau) Larson, Escanaba, Mich.; three daughters, Hester (John) Cowling, Norway, Mich., Heather Clifford, Iron Mountain, Mich., and Mary Ann Burke, Kingsford, Mich.; one brother, James (Terry) Ebidon Jr.; three sisters, Hester (Paul) Bolek, Bear Lake, Mich., Katrina Schwenn, Marquette, Mich., and Bonnie (Mel) Kauranen, Lanse, Mich.; 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; and by many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her father, and her husband, Robert, Betty was preceded in death by one infant brother, Robert Andre’ Ebidon.

Visitation will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the funeral home. Pastor Kevin Sullivan will officiate. Burial will be in Norway Township Cemetery, Norway, Mich.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 | 8:30am - 10:30am
    Jacobs Funeral Home
    1025 Carpenter Avenue
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    Saturday, November 16th, 2019
    8:30am - 10:30am
  • Service

    Saturday, November 16th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Jacobs Funeral Home
    1025 Carpenter Avenue
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    Saturday, November 16th, 2019
    Pastor Kevin Sullivan
  • Interment

    Norway Township Cemetery
    WPA Rd
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Jim Wescher

Sorry for your loss, aunt Mitzi, Tootsie and Bonnie and family of Tiny (Betty French) Wish I could be here to be with all of you! love, cousin Jamie Wescher
Comment | Posted at 11:45pm via Condolence

Holly McCarthy-Biolo

My deepest sympathy to her family, relatives, and all who knew her. Betty grew up in our neighborhood in Norway, MI. She was a sweet gal and was always smiling. Bless her and all who knew her.
Comment | Posted at 03:39pm via Condolence

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