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Betty Jane Colegrove
Died: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Betty Jane Colegrove, 76 of St.Ignace passed away peacefully  Tuesday afternoon, January 31  at Evergreen Living Center in St.Ignace. She was born on February 27,1935 in St.Ignace to Antoine and Gladys Moses.  She graduated from LaSalle High School in 1953. She married William Ralph Colegrove on April 14,1956 in St.Ignace, and he died September 15,1988. She was a proud homemaker, holding true to the Native American customs of great cooking . She loved her flower garden, and fished some with the family. She also worked in housekeeping at local motels. She has lived in Evergreen Shores all her life. She attended the Assembly of God Church in St.Ignace.and  is  an Elder member of Sault tribe Chippewa Indians.She will be greatly missed as all who knew her, loved her with her quiet ways..She was a true Native American Lady!!

She is survived by her son, Wm Ralph Jr. and Wendy Colegrove, St.Ignace; daughter, Elizabeth (Patrick Dwyer) Colegrove, Jackson,MI;; step son, Louie Colegrove, St.Ignace; Step daughter, Marsha and Larry Ites, Minn. Minn.; sister, Phyllis (Louie) Colegrove, St.Ignace; brother, Levi and Donna Moses, St.Ignace; 13 grandchildren; 26 greatgrandchildren, and 6 great greatgrandchildren.

She was preceeded in death besides her husband a daughter, Barbara Lynn Colegrove; step son, Tommy Colegrove; grandsons, Ronald Colegrove Sr.; Louis Brown, and John Paul Brown; brothers, Antoine Moses Jr, and Francis Moses; and a sister, Audrey Dunlap.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 4 at 2 pm at Dodson Funeral Home with visitation from 11 am to service time. Pastor Kevin Hess, of the St.Ignace Asembly of God Church will officiate. Burial will be in the spring at Lakeside Cemetery, in St.Ignace beside her husband.

Dodson Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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