Betty Jane Zornow entered into Glory on Wednesday, January 24th 2018 at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania, OH surrounded by family and friends. She was born on October 4th 1931 in Hannibal, Missouri to Cliffton William and Ruth (Keeling)(Garrison) Boldridge. Betty grew up in Lambertville, MI and as a teenager moved to Toledo, OH. She graduated from Whitney High School in Toledo, in 1948.
After starting a family she attended Eastern Michigan University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Elementary Education in 1966. She taught 1st grade in the Bedford School’s Douglas Rd School and retired in 1988 after 25 years.
Betty married Robert (Bob) Zornow in July of 1949 in Toledo, OH. They were happily married for 48 years. Betty was a member of Lambertville United Methodist Church. She enjoyed quilting, Bible study, working outside, and being with friends and family. She and Bob also traveled in their plane to Florida to visit family.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Bob; parents, Ruth and Cliff; Step-father, Albert Garrison and daughter, Karen Roth.
Betty is survived by son, William (Mitzi) Zornow of Temperance, MI; son-in-law, Carl Roth of Saline, MI; grandchildren, Jason (Melissa), Justin (Tara), Jordan Zornow, Melanie (Aaron) Wiens, Robert (Jessie)Roth, Daniel Roth, and 11 great-grandchildren; sister in-law, Joanne Zornow, and her aunt, Jennia (Keeling) Dolt; many nieces and nephews; and Veronica Collins whom she loved and considered her granddaughter.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the Urbanski’s Bedford Funeral Chapel, 8300 Lewis Avenue, Temperance, MI. The Funeral Service will be Monday, January 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Lambertville United Methodist Church where a visitation will be held after 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Toledo Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Lambertville United Methodist Church.