Betty J. Goodacre

Betty J. Goodacre

Betty passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at Fulton Manor in Grand Rapids.

She was born November 29, 1929 in Allegan the daughter of James and Hazel (VanKeuren) Hays. For many years she had worked at Mead Paper Company until her retirement in 1979. She enjoyed decorating her home, working in her yard and going to garage sales and flea markets. On June 15, 1946 in Otsego she married Harold Goodacre who passed away in 2004.

Surviving are her children, Carolyn (Bill) MacHenry of Kalamazoo, Mary (Jim) Connette of Ohio and Harold “Bud” Goodacre of Kalamazoo; 5 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter-in-law, Ginny Goodacre and siblings, Marv Hays, Jud Hays and Elaine Cooley.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place.

Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Betty may be made to Holland Home Activities Fund.

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  1. Terri Goodacre Gott says:

    I am so sorry to read about Aunt Betty. May she RIP.

  2. Deb and Carl says:

    Sorry to hear this. May she enjoy being back in Harold’s arms again.

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