Obituary: Betty Boulton, 96, Ludington.

December 18, 2020

Betty Boulton

Obituary: Betty Boulton, 96, Ludington.

Betty J. Boulton, 96, of Ludington, passed away on Monday, December 7, 2020 at Village Manor Assisted Living. 

Betty was born on December 1, 1924 in Ludington, the middle of nine children of Warren and Agnes (Osborn) Genson.  She graduated from Ludington High School in 1943, and married Sidney “Chips” Boulton on December 25, 1943 at Community Church in Ludington.  

Betty was a telephone operator for many years (being replaced by “dial telephones”) and finally retired as the secretary for the Engineering Department of Dow Chemical, in 1982.  She loved family time, especially times with the grandchildren and the babies.  She was a voracious reader and enjoyed flower gardening, camping, and crafts; stained glass, beading, and making jewelry.

Betty is survived by her children, David (Donna) Boulton of Metamora, Susan (Greg) Dykstra of Ludington, and Lee Boulton of Ludington; grandchildren, Brett (Diana) Boulton, Leah (Gary) Parker, Tamara (Dave) Koury, Ryan (Holly) Dykstra, Joanna (Jason) Yarborough, and Joshua (Baylee) Boulton; 12 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. 

Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Sydney Boulton in 2008; parents, Warren and Agnes Genson; siblings, Geneva Carlson, Margaret Pendleton, Harry Genson, Clarence Genson, Benjamin Genson, Wallace Genson, Robert Genson, and Agnes Rathsack; nephews, Jerry and Dean Malstrom; and her numerous sisters and brothers-in-law.

There are no services planned at this time.  

Arrangements were entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.

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Arrangements were entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington.


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