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Betty Ann Schellie

1939 - 2016

Betty Ann Schellie age 77 passed away peacefully
at home, surrounded by her loving family on
Friday, November 25, 2016.

Born on August 28, 1939 in Posen, Betty Ann attended a one room school
house named Rocky Valley where she became known for her baseball
skills and competitive nature, earning her the nickname of “Hank”
Agguire by her fellow classmates. She later transferred to Saint Casimir’s
School, and ultimately graduated from Posen Consolidated School in
1958. In 1957 Betty Ann reigned over the Posen Potato Festival after
being crowned Miss Posen by then Auditor General Frank Szymanski.
Betty Ann began her career at Posen Consolidated Schools as the school
cook in 1968 and retired 42 years later from the job she loved, as the
school Head Cook. Betty Ann also had a love of farming and followed
that passion by operating the family farm her parents founded on

Miller Road in Posen for more than 25 years. Having a love of sports,
she followed her three son’s high school careers along with her
grandchildren’s sporting events, and later became the official book
keeper for the varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams in Posen for
many years. Betty Ann was also a member of Saint Casimir Catholic
Church, Saint Casimir Rosary Sodality, Posen Sports Boosters, and
served on the Krakow Township Assessment Board. Known for her social
nature and love of children, Betty Ann was the family’s social planner
and her home was the hub for all family gatherings including Christmas,
Thanksgiving, and Easter which not only included her immediate

family, but also her two sister’s families as well, Betty Ann also had a
love of her Polish heritage, dancing, camping, cooking, and her Catholic

She is survived by:
her husband of 44 years Donald Schellic;
three sons: Rodney Kasubowski of Posen,
Michael (Alison) Schellie of Williamston and
Thomas (Kari) Schellie of Grand Haven;
step-daughter, Susan Schellie of Alpena;
five grandchildren, Joseph, Ashley, Jenna, Anthony, and Elizabeth; and
two sisters, Alice Modrzynski of Posen and
Geraldine (Terry) Hahn of Alpena,

She was preceded in death by her parents,
Leo and Elizabeth (Bronikowski) Modrzynski,

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday from 3:00 until
8:00 p.m. where the Rosary Sodality will lead the Rosary at 6:30
followed by the Parish Wake Service at 7:00 p.m. with Sr. Mary Michelz
conducting, Visitation will resume on Monday at St. Casimir Catholic
Church from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass at 11:00 a.m, with
Fr, Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.

Betty Ann will always be loved, never forgotten, and forever missed.

Memorials may be given to Hospice of Michigan
in memory of Betty Ann Schellie,

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