Betty was born May 17, 1921 in Dearborn, Michigan, to Peter and Mamie Muir. She grew up on a farm and attended school in Adrian, Michigan. Betty was a World War II veteran and proudly served in the WAACs. She married Andy Telek on Sept. 19, 1946 and lived in Birmingham and Warren, Michigan until moving to Sun City Center in 1981.
Betty loved golfing, dancing and crafts and spent many happy hours in those activities. She was a wonderful lady and was loved by all. Her family and friends will miss her sorely.
She is survived by her daughter, Caryle (and son in law, David) Rubbelke; two sisters, Kay Hoyt and Bea Samas; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
A memorial service and burial with honors will be held at 11am on Friday June 26, 2009 at the Florida National Cemetery, 6502 SW 102nd Avenue, Bushnell, FL 33513, (352) 793-7740. If interested in attending, please contact Caryle Rubbelke - 2485 Norton Lawn, Rochester Hills, Michigan 48307, (248) 852-3138 for information.
Tampa Tribune, 30 January 2009