Somerville, Betty, Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away February 24, 2010 at Covenant Cooper at the age of 83 years.  Betty was born February 28, 1926 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of the late Carl and Beatrix (Swoboda) Prohaska.  She married Melvin Somerville in 1948 in Boyne City, Michigan, and he predeceased her March 27, 1989.  She was a member of the Saginaw Valley Church of the Nazarene.  She was also a Platinum Amway Distributor.  Surviving are her children and their spouses, Karl G. (Deborah) Somerville, McPherson, Kansas, and Ann (David) Baker, Clio, Michigan; four grandchildren and their spouses, Ryan, Courtney, Emily, and Michael; eight great-grandchildren; and three sisters and their spouses, Ruth (Ed) Chamberlain, Dorothy (Leslie) Gibbs, and Jean (Arnold) Fritz.  Funeral service will take place 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 28, 2010 at the Saginaw Valley Church of the Nazarene, 1815 Tittabawassee Road.  Rev. Randall Owens will officiate.  Burial will take place Monday, March 1, 2010, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.  Friends may call at the Case Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service on Sunday.  Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy may consider the Saginaw Valley Church of the Nazarene.