Phyllis E. Betcher
Phyllis E. Betcher
  • April 16, 1930 - April 11, 2017
  • Mason, Michigan

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Born April 16, 1930 in Bunker Hill Twp., Michigan to Floyd M. and Lucy D. (Ward) Rice passed away on April 11, 2017 at the age of 86. Phyllis graduated from Dansville High School in 1948 and was a resident of Mason for most of her life. She was employed with Mason Public Schools for 26 years. Phyllis was a very active member at the First United Methodist Church of Mason. She enjoyed bowling, collecting and scrapbooking.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her loving husband of 31 years, E.J. "John" Betcher; sisters, Arlene Dexter, Donna Mull. Surviving to cherish her memory is her daughter, Carol (William) Betcher Noud; sons, Craig Betcher, Scott Betcher; 3 grandchildren, John (Ashleigh) Noud, Connor Noud, Kaitlyn Noud; brother, Donald (Lillian) Rice; sister, Doris Betcher; in-laws, Joyce (Norm) Rector, Donna Hile, Melody (Colin) Curtis, Bob (Mearl) Betcher; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held Friday, April 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Mason, 201 E. Ash St., Mason, MI 48854 with Rev. Donna J. Minarik officiating. Interment will follow at Felt Plains Cemetery, Leslie. The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 13, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson St., Mason MI 48854 and one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the First United Methodist Church of Mason. Memories and online condolences may be shared with the family at