Mary Elizabeth Edkins



Mary Elizabeth (Betsy) Edkins, age 74, passed away on January 7, 2023, after a long illness. She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert R. Edkins and Mary Rose Edkins; and her brother, Robert R. Edkins Jr. She is survived by many cousins and long-time roommate and caregiver Stephen D. Ladd.

Betsy was an avid golfer in her younger days. She played in golf tournaments throughout Michigan winning several. She loved to paint and study art.

Betsy was the sole caregiver for years for her parents and later her invalid brother. She never complained although the work demanded her to be on call 24 hours a day.

Betsy will be missed by her cousins who will remember her good sense of humor. There was no service per her request and burial has taken place at Resurrection Cemetery. The family was served by O’Brien-Gerst Funeral Care.

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