Mae Elizabeth (Betty) Green, 90, of Tecumseh, passed away November 20, 2008 at Herrick Manor, Tecumseh where she had been a patient since February, 2008. Betty was born April 28, 1918 in Tecumseh, Mi the daughter of Kenneth and Dorothy (Doty) Kopke.
She was raised on her parents farm and graduated from Holloway School, Tecumseh High School and the Beautician School in Detroit. She worked in a Tecumseh beauty shop until she had her first child. On November 9, 1940, she married Arthur Elwyn Green in Raisin Township at the home of her parents. The couple was together for over 50 years. He preceded her in death on August 7, 1992 Better known to her friends and family as Betty, she spent most of her life time in the Holloway area. Betty was an extremely active lady, involved in many church activities, Extension Club, Hobby Club, and the Woman's auxiliary of the Tecumseh Commandry. She loved to play cards and games, and always had a twinkle in her eye. She was a good cook, and loved to entertain her family and friends; and, was never too busy to lend a helping hand to someone in need. Always knitting, crocheting, and working on crafts, her fingers were rarely idle. She was a life long member of the Holloway Presbyterian Church.
Betty is survived by 2 sons; Larry A. Green and his wife Virginia of Mickelton, N.J. and Leland D. Green and his wife Linda of Palm Coast, Florida; grandchildren; Jodi Ray and her husband Christian, , Kari Rock and her husband Brian, Jeffrey Green and and Justin Green; one great grandchild, Charles Ray and a sister, Donna Jean Glenn. Besides her husband, Elwyn, she was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Dennis and her brothers, Paul and Fred.