Betty went home to rest with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Thursday, June 19, 2020, on her own terms, surrounded by her family at her home in Kalamazoo.
She was born January 11, 1929 in Detroit, the daughter of Willie and Bertha (Rudd) Greene. Betty was a skilled seamstress and enjoyed sewing clothes for her children when they were young. She also liked to go dancing with her husband Leonard. Betty was a Christian woman with a strong faith and was a member of Living Hope Assembly of God Church in Dutton.
On August 19, 1950 in Detroit she married Leonard Godin who preceded her in death in 1982.
Surviving are her children, Vicky Byers, Kathy (Ron Fraaza) Godin, Bill (Chris) VanEyl-Godin, Nancy Godin and Becky Godin; grandchildren, Dr. Mandy (Dr. Matthew Kruse) Byers, Jodey (Michael Crowley) Byers, Karissa (Roger) Kienast, Phillip (Jacob Beach), Daniel, Kelsey, Lily and Lewi VanEyl-Godin; great-grandchildren, Aden, Anna and Martha along with many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings and son-in-law, Joseph Byers.
A private graveside service will take place at Hillside Cemetery in Plainwell, with Pastor Todd Smith officiating.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.