JACOBITZ Valeria Betty Jacobitz age 87 of Grand Rapids born March 10 1923 passed away May 16 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years Robert Jacobitz and her beautiful daughter Janine. She is survived by her daughter Roberta (Al) Dieterman of Grand Rapids; granddaughters Brenda (Brian) Leak Rosie (Jim) Herrmann Darla (Dave) Lyon all of Grand Rapids; brother Anthony (Jeri) Alksnis and sister Adell Baura of Grand Rapids; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Donald (Mary Jane) Jacobitz; many great-grandchildren nieces and nephews. Prior to Bettys marriage to Bob she worked for 8 years for the Music Corporation of America. She spent time in New York City Boston London and Paris and worked with many celebrities including Dean Martin and Jackie Gleason. God gave Betty neighborhood angels who assisted her in many ways some of whom are Mary Ann Shutz Joan Hart and Bill Yonkman. Bettys family and friends would like to thank the staff of Trillium Woods for their care of her during her time there. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Stephen Church 750 Gladstone SE. Rosary will be recited at 7:30 PM. Visitation 3-5 & 7-9 PM at the OBrien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel 3980 Cascade Rd. SE. Memorial contributions may be made to the Haiti Foundation Against Poverty P.O. Box 120105 Grand Rapids MI 49528 616/608-6606 haitifoundation.com.