Betty Hunsaker

Obituary of Betty Jean (Putt) Hunsaker

Betty Jean (Putt) Hunsaker

DeWitt, MI

Betty Jean (Putt) Hunsaker, 86, of DeWitt, passed away on September 14, 2019. She was born on January 23, 1933 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas.  She graduated from Kersley High School in 1952 where she sang in the choir, was a three-sport athlete, and in the top ten academically.  She married Carl Robert Hunsaker in Davison, MI and moved to Lansing and Grand Ledge to raise her family.

She was a devoted wife and mother and her favorite times were spent with her family.  She enjoyed summers at her cottage on Chippewa Lake, and winters in Avon Park, FL.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen Shoemaker; father, Johnny Putt; and her husband of 44 years, Carl Robert Hunsaker.

Betty Jean is survived by her sons, Don (Mary Lou), Bob (Cathy), Gordon (Diann), and Dave (Karen) Hunsaker, all of DeWitt; brother, Lynn (Gayla) Collard of MI; sisters, Johnny Faye McQuillian, and Alice Harvey of AZ; grandchildren, Jeni (Matt) Benson of DeWitt, Cassie (John) Greenfield of St. Johns, Jeff Hunsaker of DeWitt, Heather Hunsaker of Lansing, Carlee (Blake) Updike of Lansing, Madeline and Mark Hunsaker of DeWitt; great-grandchildren, Dulciana, Jaelynn, and Camille Greenfield, and Avery and Max Benson; and dearest friends, Beverly Mailand and  Mandie Fulghum.

Graveside Service is 1:00 PM Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Riverside Cemetery, Alma, MI.  (The family wishes that dress be casual for the service.) 

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Graveside Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Riverside Cemetery
West Marshall St. at South Lincoln Avenue
Alma, Michigan, United States


Donations in Betty's memory may be given to: Hazel Findlay Country Manor, 1101 S. Scott Rd., St. Johns MI 48879 (989) 224-8936