Betty Lou Michaels

Sept. 13, 1941 - Dec. 4, 2017

Betty Lou Michaels, 76, Portage, died Monday. She was born in Portage, daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Krisko) Barno. Surviving are her husband of 60 years, Thomas; six children: Vincent, Jeffrey, Lawrence, James, Greta Hurley and Eugene; and 12 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by eight siblings: Edward, Robert and John Barno and Edna Kuntz, Anna Brutvan, Mary Sondey and Emma and Alice Barno. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, Portage. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at

10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Portage.