Betty L. Steinberg, 83

Betty L. Steinberg, 83, of Otsego, passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Rose Arbor in Kalamazoo. She was born April 5, 1936, in Plainwell the daughter of Lloyd and Sarah (Newnum) Chapman.

Betty was a bus driver for Otsego Public Schools for more than 35 years. As a young woman she enjoyed riding motorcycles with her husband. Betty loved working in her garden and would pull a weed anywhere she saw one. She was a member of the SEIU for over 30 years.

On May 10, 1952, in Otsego she married Harry Steinberg who survives.

Also surviving are her son, Doug (Sara) Steinberg of Otsego; two grandchildren, Nathan (Leslie) Steinberg of Caledonia and Steve (Michele) Steinberg of Dorr; four great-grandchildren, Ayden, Spencer, Harrison and Natalie; and her sister, Sharon (Lenny) Chavez.

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, Lloyd and siblings, Bud, Dale and Joyce.

Friends may meet with Betty’s family from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 14, at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will take place at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 15. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Betty may be made to Rose Arbor Hospice. Messages of condolence may be posted at


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