Bernice "Mitzi" Marie Boothby
November 20, 1938 - January 23, 2020
Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale
Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington Street, Hale, Michigan 48739
Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home
Bernice “Mitzi” Boothby, age 81, of South Branch, MI , formerly of Warren, MI, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the Sharepointe Healt & Rehab Center in Saint Clair Shores, MI. She was born on November 20, 1938 in Indian River, MI to Warren and Rosalee (Parrott) Jewell. She met her husband William “Bill” Boothby and they were married in August of 1960.
She and Bill loved to travel and they traveled to all the western states. They spent March of each year in Texas. They would travel by motorhome so their 3 dogs could go with them. For thirty years they had jobs that they both enjoyed, Bill at Roadway Trucking and Mitzi at Warren Woods Vet Clinic where she worked as a kennel keeper and secretary. In 1997 they retired and moved to South Branch, MI. In 2015 she decided to move to Hale Creek Manor where she stayed for a few short months and then went to Medilodge of Tawas City.
Mitzi loved animals, birds, and playing Bingo. She was a member of the Hale Eagles Lodge and St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hale and the Hale Auxiliary of the American Legion.
Mitzi is survived by several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bill in 2010, brothers Ronald, Charles, and Willard.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home, 121 S. Washington, Hale, Michigan 48739. Pastor Dean Muhle will officiate at her services at 2 pm at the funeral with interment following at Esmond Evergreen Cemetery in Hale. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan Donation Processing Center, 43097 Woodward Avenue, #102, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302-5042. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Hospice Of Michigan
Donation Processing Center
43097 Woodward Avenue, #102
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302-5042