Carol E. Betz

February 24, 1934June 2, 2010

Carol E. Betz; Age 76, Born on February 24, 1934 in Highland Park , Michigan and passed on June 2, 2010 in Pontiac, Michigan. Beloved wife of the Late James Betz; Loving mother of Kelli (Jeffrey) Martinelli, Mary Jane Althouse, and the late Lawrence Betz; Cherished Grandmother of Michael, Andrew, Eric, & Mitchell; Sister of Marilyn Noder, William Mitchell, Robert Mitchell, & the late Thomas Mitchell; Funeral Service will be on Tuesday June 8th, 2010 at 12:30 PM at the Highland Chapel of Elton Black & Son Funeral Home 3295 East Highland Road Highland, Michigan 48356; Family will receive friends on Sunday June 6th, 2010 from 5-8 PM & Monday June 7th, 2010 from 2-8 PM. Memorials to The Alzheimer’s Foundation and American Lung Association. Please vist to share a memory with the family.



  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 8, 2010


  • Burial

Carol E. Betz

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June 10, 2010

"If you don't believe in angels, than you haven't met my Mother", Mom you were my Angel on earth, now you are my Angel in heaven. I will miss you will every ounce of my being, you were my best friend. I will try and make you proud. I love you.....Goodbye
Your loving daughter....Kelli

June 9, 2010

I am very proud to say this was my Aunt Carol, My heart aches knowing I will not see her again. Mary and Kellie, I am so very proud of you, the last 2 months have been heartbreaking. Love you, Cyndi

Wendy Lapham Miller

June 8, 2010

Girl's, she was the best Mom ever, I can still hear Larry calling her Mammy. She always had a kind word, and looked on the bright side of everything. I am so very sorry for your families. Love, Wendy

Mary Jane

June 7, 2010

My momma~
The true essence of unconditional love. Forever in my heart. I will carry on and walk in love just like you did and make you proud. Love forever~ Mary Jane

beverly hermann

June 7, 2010

Gosh Kelli and MaryJane ...My heart breaks with yours in this most difficult time. Your mom, like mine, was mother of the neighborhood and was loved by so many of us. Words can't possibly express the sadness I feel for this great loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are asking God to give you abundant strength as you travel through these most difficult days. Jim and I send our love.................Beverly Rainney Hermann

Bill/Peggy Szafranski

June 5, 2010

Mary Jane and Kelli,our very deepest sympathy in the loss of your dearest mother. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this most painful time. Know that God will help you through this difficult period.
God Bless you and your families.
With Deepest Sympathy..
The Szafranski Family