EVART —  Bettie Jane Kane, 88, of Evart passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at Spectrum Health-Reed City Campus.

She was born Oct. 6, 1923 in Pontiac, to Joseph Valentine and Elizabeth Marie (Chelma) Polasek.  She graduated from Bloomfield Hills High School in 1940. She was married June 22, 1964, in Reed City to Joseph Kane, who preceded her in death in 2009. She retired to the Evart area 38 years ago. She was a nurse in a doctor’s office for many years and a member of the Ladies of the Moose, Evart. She was passionate about gardening and enjoyed bowling.

She leaves behind four sons, Richard (Trish) Faust, of Florida, Gregory Faust, of Lake Orion, Timothy Faust, of Evart, and Jeffrey (Anita) Faust, of Houghton Lake; one daughter-in-law, Carol Faust, of Virginia; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in the spring.