IRON MOUNTAIN - Betty A. Kline, 58, of Iron Mountain, died Sunday, May 10, 2009, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
She was born on May 12, 1950, in Iron Mountain, the daughter of the late William and Rose "Dolly" (Beard) Duby. Betty was lifelong resident of Iron Mountain.
She worked as a home health aide, at the Super 8 Motel, and most recently, at the Caring House. Betty enjoyed shooting pool, bowling, playing softball, and going to the casino.
She is survived by her daughter, Tina (Jeremy) Gould of Iron Mountain; her sister, Linda (Lee) Seelund; her brother, Jerry (Amanda) Duby of Kingsford; her longtime companion, Babe Gardiepy of Iron Mountain; her niece and nephews, James and Scott Bellmore, Bill Lindholm, Matt, Brent, Zak and Eddie James, and Jamie Duby; great-nieces and great-nephews, Quentin and Kassie Lindholm, Jesse and Brian Bellmore, and Tia Bellmore. She also leaves Babe's daughter Kathie (Frank) Strand, Betty's "little buddy" Dallas Dalton Strand, and Betty's step-family "The Faccio Foundation" Marybeth and her children, Michael, Ethan, and Sheenabeth: and Roger, Todd, and Michael and their children, and Betty's dog, Peanut.
She was preceded in death by her Grandma Mastie and one brother, Butch Raatz.
A celebration of Betty's life will be held on Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the America's Best Inn.
Condolences to the family of Betty A. Kline can be expressed online at www.tondinfuneralhome.com
The family has entrusted the Tondin-Ross & Freeman Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.