Betty L. Overmyer

Betty Lee Overmyer of Eaton Rapids, the coolest lady that ever lived in Eaton Rapids, passed away January 22, 2019, at the age of 83. Betty was born in Washington, Penn.  on September 22, 1935, the daughter of Angelo and Minnie (Bongiovanni) Colosi. She was a member of Eaton Rapids American Legion Auxiliary 15, the 3rd district president of Michigan American Legion Auxiliary and a member of Lansing 40 & 8. Betty was a self-taught and self-employed tailor and cake decorator. Betty was a friend to everyone she met and will be greatly missed. 

Betty is survived by her daughters, Ginger (Dave) Boerkircher of Nebraska, Sherri (TJ) Caster of Oklahoma and Leann Owen of Charlotte; sons, Leonard Overmyer III of Grand Rapids, S. Bear (Cheri) Overmyer of Ohio and Jack Overmyer of Eaton Rapids; son-in-law, Richard Owen of Eaton Rapids; sisters, Beatrice Brownlee of Pennsylvania and Angela “Cookie” Colosi of Arizona; brother, Robert (Lana) Colosi of Buckley; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard G. Overmyer in 2002 and daughter-in-law, Jill Overmyer in 2014.

No services are planned at this time. Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the American Legion Post 42, 1000 Lawrence Hwy., Charlotte, MI 48813. 

Arrangements were entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. Please visit to place online condolences or to sign the guest register.