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“Our deepest sympathies to the family. Betty was a good friend we will miss dearly. We have many fond memories sitting next to her in church and going...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Les and Jean Kaskinen - Bellaire, MI

“Thoughts and prayers with your family during this troubling time... ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Bryan & Rene' Hampel - Inwood, WV

“So sorry for the loss of Betty, my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Tiffany Hair - Saginaw, MI

“sorry to hear about your loss Denise & Dan, I have many great memories at the proctor house growing up. RIP Betty ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Gary Wilcox - Vassar, MI

“Much regrets on her passing..so sorry this holiday season for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Leane Flint - Twin lake, MI

“Betty was an amazing woman. She always made everyone feel special, and welcome. We have so many fond memories, ducky race, cooking veggie pizzas in...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Vicki Truskowski - Howell, MI

“Everyone who had the privilege of knowing Betty will miss her. She was so kind to me when I joined the Bellaire Ladies golf league years ago. She...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Bonnie Dean - Alden, MI - Friend

“I will always remember our good times at the Proctor family reunion. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jody Hoffman - Gurnee, IL

“Denise and family, I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. She was always like my second Mom, I truly loved her and thought about her often. I...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Denise, I am so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing she was always my second Mom and I know the Lord is with her. My prayers and love to you ....Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: A friend


Betty Barbara Proctor, age 83 years, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Muskegon, Michigan. She was born on August 4, 1933 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Oscar and Gladys (Heinlein) Schemm. Betty retired from General Motors, having worked many years at Saginaw Steering Gear, Nodular Iron and Grey Iron Foundries in data processing. She was an avid golfer, loved shopping and spending time with her grandchildren and made the world's best German butter horns. She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Bellaire and was well known around town. On August 8, 1953 she married Guy (Red) W. Proctor and he preceded her in death on September 6, 2008. She is survived by her children: Denise (David) Rowland and Danny (Janice) Proctor, 6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 2 brothers: John (Bev) Schemm and Jim (Lilian) Schemm, as well as a sister-in-law, Margaret Schemm. She was preceded in death by a son, Dennis Proctor and a brother, Robert Schemm. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Richville. The Rev. Wade Seaver will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Vassar. Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 from 3-7 p.m. at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St., Vassar. She will lie in state at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until service time. Memorial contributions can be made to Hope Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 160, Bellaire, Michigan 49615.