Elizabeth 'Betty' Case

December 3, 1931 - April 12, 2018

Elizabeth ‘Betty’ G. Case, age 86, passed away April 12, 2018. Loving wife of Vern for nearly 60 years. Cherished mother of Eric (Cindy), David (Patty), and Kathryn (Sean) Gleason. Devoted grandmother of Nicholas Case, Nathan (Megan) Case, Ashley (Randy) Tackett, Christina (Shawn Picha) Case, and Kyle Gleason.  Dear sister of Stephen (Linda) Odden.

Betty was born in Auburn, New York. She graduated from Auburn Business School in 1950. Betty worked at Cornell University for 10 years where she met her husband of nearly 60 years, Vern Case. She and Vern moved to and lived in Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada for 7 years; Libertyville, IL for 9 years; Terre Haute, IN for 11 years; Lexington, Kentucky for 27 years; and lastly to Michigan in 2015 to be closer to family. Time with family, traveling, and being a part of the Bicentennial Homemakers Association for 20 years were all very near to Betty’s heart. She will be dearly missed.

She will lie in state Monday, April 16th, 10am until the time of her Funeral Service 11am at Orchard United Methodist Church, 30450 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Multiple Sclerosis Association, or Orchard United Methodist Church in her name.  

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