E. Cary, 85
Betty E. Cary peacefully passed away on Aug. 22, 2012, with her
children at her side after a very brief illness.
Betty was born on Nov. 10, 1926, in Huntington, W.
Va., to Pauline (Clark) and William Boone. She was a
very enthusiastic stewardess with National Airlines and
greatly enjoyed the opportunities for travel that it
afforded. She had many stories about her travels to Cuba
and her fun on the job.
She met the love of her life, James H. Cary, who was
in the Coast Guard, in Miami in the mid-’50s. They were
married shortly after meeting and began a successful
real estate business in Grafton. Betty helped in the
business in the early years and went on to be a
wonderful mother and mentor to two children, Steve Cary
(Cheri) and Susan Cary (Robert Borchardt). She was a
loving grandmother to Shannon M. Cary, Regan E. Cary,
Robert J. Borchardt and James R. Borchardt.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents and
Betty loved playing golf and was active for many
years at North Hills Country Club. She also enormously
enjoyed her home in Tequesta, Fla., for the past 35
years and entertaining her family there. Her hobbies
later in life were "telling it like it is" and
She will be missed for many reasons, but above all
for her truthfulness and excellent advice.
Many thanks to Friendship Village in Dublin, Ohio,
for providing Betty, along with her sister and best
friend, Jackie Wilcox, with a lovely second home and to
the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, for
the great care they provided to our entire family. Betty
was also grateful to her extended family for all of
their help while she was in Ohio.
There will be a private ceremony at the gravesite for
Betty’s family and a reception afterward for all of
Betty’s family, relatives and close friends at 1 p.m. on
Saturday, Sept. 8, at Ozaukee Country Club on River Road
In lieu of flowers, donations to Betty’s favorite
charity, the Maxi Fund for Juvenile Diabetes at
Children’s Hospital in Appleton, are appreciated.
We congratulate Mom on a life well lived and envision
her now happily playing gin with her good friend, Joyce
Donaldson, and having a joyful reunion with her beloved
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