Betty C. Reno

Betty C. Reno

ESCANABA — Betty C. Reno, age 86, of Kipling, passed away peacefully on Friday, July 17, 2020, at her home with her loving family by her side.

Betty was born Nov. 14, 1933, in Escanaba, the daughter of Robert and Mary (Lasnoski) Trottier. Betty grew up and was a graduate of St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Escanaba, Michigan. On Sept. 11, 1954, Betty was united in marriage to Earl Reno, and together they made 63 years of wonderful memories. Betty worked for several years as the clerk for Northern Motor Company. She also was a Girl Scout Leader and was employed by the organization. She was a devoted parishioner of All Saints Catholic Church, a member of the Bishop Baraga Circle, and was a part of the Gladstone Golf Club’s Golden Girls League. Betty loved attending her grandchildren’s sporting events and activities, golfing, gardening, decorating and architecture, and spent many summers, all summer long, camping with her family. She will be deeply missed by so many.

Betty is survived by her children, Robert (Denise) Reno of Pulaski, Wis., Lori (Bill) Megow of Manitowoc, Wis., and Mary (Scott) Reno-Maki of Gladstone; brother, James (Mary Sue) Trottier of New Holstein, Wis.; sister, Susan (Terry) Bennitt of Newport Beach, Calif.; grandchildren, Earl (Amanda) Reno, Corey (Will) Yackel, Andrew (April) Megow, Erik (Julie) Megow, and Alexandrea Platias; great-grandchildren, Wyatt Reno, Elden Megow, Greta Megow, Bernard Megow, Bodhi Yackel, and Axel Yackel, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Betty is preceded in death by her husband, Earl Reno; her parents, Robert and Mary (Lasnoski) Trottier; and her infant son, Thomas Reno.

Betty’s family will receive friends on Friday, July 24, 2020, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Following visiting hours, Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon at All Saints Catholic Church of Gladstone with Rev. Fr. Jamie Ziminski officiating. Due to the current mandate, masks must be worn during the time of visitation and also for mass. Betty will be laid to rest in Gardens of Rest Cemetery.

The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Reno family. To leave a message of condolences, please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.