Betty Rosenhagen, of Niles

Nov. 6, 1925 — June 1, 2020

Betty J. Rosenhagen, 94, of Niles, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in St. Joseph.

She was born on Nov. 6, 1925, in Mishawaka, to the late Frank and Hazel (Keller) Hoskins.

Betty married Frank H. Davis Jr. at a ceremony in Niles.

Betty and Frank were delighted to have two daughters and although the marriage ended after 28 years, the two remained friends.

She again found love and on April 15, 1972. Betty wed Howard Rosenhagen at a ceremony in Niles and enjoyed 37 years of marriage.

Her family will always cherish the times they spent with Betty. She had a way of making each and every one of them feel special and important. Betty took great pleasure in baking and she was also an avid reader and prayer. She was a devoted mother and a doting grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Howard; her daughters, Linda Brock and Susan Lundy; son-in-law, Ronald Brock; and siblings, Pearl Fedeli, Elizabeth Faye Turner, Edna Youree, Harold Hoskins and Donald Hoskins.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Cindy Davis, of St. Joseph; her sons, Alan (Riitta) Rosenhagen, of Buchanan and Scott (Laura) Rosenhagen, of Berrien Springs; grandchildren, Tim (Jamie) Brock, of St. Joseph, Andrew Wheeler, of Fort Eustis, Virginia, Sarah Lundy, of Niles, Marjorie (Ryan) Beigle, of Petoskey, Matthew (Kelly) Rosenhagen and Aaron Rosenhagen, of Granger, Jason Rosenhagen and Julie Rosenhagen, of Niles; 17 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Nancy Hoskins; and endless beloved nephews, nieces and friends. Anyone she encountered was left with a beautiful memory. She loved and was loved by all.

Betty’s family will be remembering her privately and will lay her to rest next to her first husband, Frank Davis at Silverbrook Cemetery.

Those wishing to honor Betty through memorial donations have been asked to consider the First United Methodist Church, 2950 Lakeview Ave, St. Joseph, MI 49085.

Photos, condolences, and memories for Betty’s family can be left at BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Niles.

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