Betty J. Malatinsky, of Lansing, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2011, at the age of 81. She was born March 15, 1929, in Lansing, MI, the daughter of Peter and Bertha Rockstad.
Betty was an active member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially skiing and ice skating. She worked for many years at the Stanton Gordon Insurance Agency, and at Bunday Bedding Company.
Surviving are her husband of sixty years, Stephen J. Malatinsky, II; sons, Douglas J. and Thomas J. Malatinsky; grandchildren, Michael and Jennifer Malatinsky; and great-grandchildren, Emma and Jazlynn. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Stephen J. Malatinsky, III; brothers, Peter, Bennard, and Alfred; and sister, Margot.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 24, 2011, at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church with Pastor Dan R. Johnson officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.