Betty A. Marcelle, 86, of Luxemburg, passed away on August 8, 2023. Born on June 30, 1937, in Algoma, she is the daughter of the late Clarence and Vernal (DeVos) Lardinois. Betty was a graduate of Green Bay East High School, Class of 1955. Betty married Gerald G. Marcelle on September 29, 1956 at the Cathedral and he preceded her in death on January 7, 2022. Gerald and Betty were long-time active members of St Mary Parish in Luxemburg. She was proud to share her talents for crafts as an instructor at NWTC, Luxemburg. She was active in the Girl Scouts of Lac-Baie Council as a Brownie Leader and Cookie Chairman for over 30 years. Betty was a talented painter, and many individuals still own a piece of her art work (signed by BABE).
Betty is survived by her children, Deann (Jeff) Malcore, Heidi (Christopher) Bader, Gena Giese, and Tammy (Larry) Whittemore; eight grandchildren, Kelly Malcore and special friend (Nick), and Paul Malcore and special friend (Serena), Trevor Bader and Dakota Bader, Alex (Breanna) Giese and Jared Giese, Joshua (Danielle) La Crosse and Jordan La Crosse; seven great grandchildren, Lily Plesha and Luna Plesha, Mallory La Crosse and Bridget La Crosse, Alayah Giese, Eli Giese and Oaklyn Giese ; brother-in-law, Leland Marcelle and special friend Sandy; sisters-in-law, Leatrice Naze, and Lu Forstner; nieces and nephews, Eric, Natalie, Darcy, Tracy, Jeff; feline friends, Suzie Q and Winnie.
She was preceded by her husband of 65 years, Gerald; her grandparents; and parents, Vernal and Clarence; one infant son, Gerald Paul; and son-in-law, Tom Giese.
Visitation at St Mary's Church in Luxemburg, 1406 Main St., Saturday, August 19, 2023, from 9:00 AM until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Luxemburg. Malcore (East) Funeral Home is serving the family.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to special friends Terry and Wally Nemetz, and very special neighbors Cyndi and Gerald Dart, and her care-giving friend, Lisa Arcand. Also a special thank you to the caring staff of St. Vincent Hospital and staff of Autumn's Promise.
"Twist me and turn me and show me an elf. I looked in the water and saw myself."