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Bethany Rountree

   Bethany A. Rountree of Gladwin died June 9, 2006 in Karmanas Cancer Hospital in Detroit following a year-long battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 24, 1942 in Mt. Pleasant to the late Whilden and Leanore Hughes of Harrison. In July 1963 she married John Rountree of Gladwin.

   Beth was recently employed as Arthur Township Treasurer. She enjoyed golfing, crafts, pets, and time with her many friends, neighbors and family members near and far.

   Surviving are her husband, John Rountree of Gladwin; two children, Michael Rountree of Harrison Township (Macomb County) and Dr. Patrick Rountree of Munich, Germany; her brothers, Dr. Robert Hughes of Corvallis, Oregon and James Hughes of Midland; her grandson, Michael A. Rountree of Fenton; her daughter-in-law, Flavia Rountree of Harrison Township; her sisters-in-law, Pam Hughes of Midland and Mary Hughes of Corvallis; her nieces, Jennifer and Lori Hughes of Midland, and Elizabeth Hughes of Corvallis; and her nephew, Gregory Hughes of Frisco, Colorado.

   A memorial service was held Sunday, June 11 at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church of Beaverton with Reverend Paul Metzger officiating. Contributions may be made to Hospice or St. John Lutheran Church of Gladwin.

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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
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