Betty Ann Latvis

MASS CITY – Betty Ann Latvis, 79, of Mass City passed away peacefully on October 12, 2013, at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital.

She was born in Mass City, on July 30, 1934 to the late Alma Kemppainen and Walfred Hermanson. Betty graduated from Mass High School in 1952 and married the love of her life, Bill Latvis on July 23, 1955.

Betty is survived by her husband, Bill; sons, Jim (Kay), Dan (Val) and Dave (Susie); daughters, Lisa (Ken) Truscott and Lynn (Lindon) Reber; grandchildren, Jimmy, Sheri, Katie (Jordan), Michael (Kristen), Shaina (Jesse), Bobby, Steven, Jimmy, Ally, Danielle, Logan and Cameron; eleven great-grandchildren; sister, Denise (Herb) Wilcox; brother, Jim (Sara) Hermanson; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Billy; an infant daughter, Mary Beth; sister, Delores (Jack) Carberry; brothers, Jerry, Jack, and Gary (Jennifer) Hermanson.

Betty enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, cheering on her family race stock cars, watching the Detroit Tigers and going to the casino.

She was loved by many and will be truly missed.

A memorial service will be held in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Rockland Friday, October 18th at 11 a.m. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the start of the service.

The Cane Funeral Home in Ontonagon is assisting the family.

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