Betty “Liz” DeGrave

Betty “Liz” DeGrave

FLORENCE, Wis. — Betty “Liz” DeGrave of Florence, passed away at home on Dec. 18, 2020, surrounded by her loving family.

Liz was born in Florence, Wis., daughter of the late Resa and Clara (Noyes) DeMark. She has been a resident of this area her entire life and has worked in several of the area bars and restaurants.

Liz was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Florence. She loved to dance and was an avid admirer and collector of antiques. Liz enjoyed being outside, walking, doing yard work and tending her flower gardens.

She is survived by her son, Dennis (Kathy) DeGrave of Florence; special friend, Andy Passamari of Iron River; 12 grandchildren, Nicole, Lawrence, Jessica, Landon, Tonya, Travis, Tika, James, Eric, Trisha, Cliff and Marisa; 27 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; she is also survived by her good friend, Marge Lemanski. She was assisted and given special care by granddaughter, Nicki and great grandson, Travis.

In addition to her parents, Liz was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence DeGrave; sons, Michael, Larry Russell and Mark DeGrave; grandchildren, Tammy Finendale and Eric DeGrave; brother, Toby DeMark and sisters, Dorothy Dollar and Marie Doucet.

In accordance with her wishes, there will be no funeral services.

Condolences to the family of Betty “Liz” DeGrave may be expressed online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.

The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.