Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 3, 2013

Betty J. Christianson

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Betty J. Christianson passed away peacefully on Monday, April 1, 2013, at Tendercare Birchwood Nursing Center. She was 61 years of age. Betty J. Spoor was born on July 29, 1951, in Traverse City, to the late Fred and Nell Marie (Lautner) Spoor.

Surviving to cherish her memory are two sons, Oscar (Miranda) Christianson and Crist Christianson; four grandchildren; and six sisters, Maxine (Larry) Houtz, Martha Spoor, Helen (Howard) Lake, Elaine (Larry) Freeman, Linda (Carl) Christianson and Bonnie Tucker. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.

Private family services will be held at a later date. In accordance with Betty’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Christianson family.

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The family is being served by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.