Shelbrock, Betty Jane, Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Sunday, July 17, 2011, at Hoyt Nursing Home and Rehab at the age of 90 years. Betty was born April 11, 1921, in Saginaw to the late Arthur and Irene (Riggie) Thomas. She graduated from Saginaw High School Class of 1939. She married John Shelbrock in 1943, and he predeceased her in 1975. She worked as a stenographer for Lufkin Rule and as a secretary for Arthur Petersen, Attorney. She was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church. She is survived by her sons, David Robert (Doris) Shelbrock and John “Jack” Richard (Katherine Block) Shelbrock; grandchildren, Aaron, Jason, and Susan; and sister, Shirley Thomas. She was predeceased by her siblings, Robert Thomas, Richard Thomas, John Nelson Thomas, George Thomas, Edward Thomas, and Gerald Thomas. The family would like to thank the entire staff of Hoyt Nursing Home and Rehab, especially Pansy, Megan, and John Reardon, for the exceptional care they provided to Betty. Funeral services will take place on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at noon at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road. Rev. Paulette Cummings will officiate with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday at the funeral home from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again in Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. www.casefuneralhome.com