Betty Jane (Zausch) Braymer, known to the Catholic Church as Elizabeth Jane Zausch passed away Sunday afternoon May 19th at the age of 94. She passed quietly of cumulative heart congestion with little pain and a family member at her side. Betty was born in St. Louis MO on Jan 8th, 1925 to Alphonsus and Evelyn Zausch. Betty had an older brother, Al and twin younger siblings Larry and Florence. Betty's siblings all preceded her in death. Betty was the wife of Donald George Braymer. Don and Betty have lived the past 32 years on Sunset Lake in Vicksburg MI, and resided the previous 28 years on Gourdneck Lake in Portage MI. They were married on August 8th, 1945 and were inseparable for nearly 74 years. Betty was a loving wife and mother, always a friendly neighbor and active in the community. Don and Betty belonged to a singing and performance group that visited the elderly for years until health issues prevented their participation. Betty and her husband Don were long standing members of the First Congregational Church of Kalamazoo and regularly attended services there. Betty had 4 children and is survived by her spouse Don Sr. and 3 children, Don Jr. (Carol) Braymer, Kathy (Charlie) MacDonald and Bill (Susan) Braymer. David (Kate) Braymer passed away 13 years ago. Betty is survived by 13 grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. Betty's life was celebrated in the parlor at the First Congregational Church of Kalamazoo at 2 PM on Thursday May 23rd. Please see the tribute wall on the website identified below for the words of remembrances that were shared that day. Further information may be obtained at: https://www.langelands.com/notices/Betty-Braymer. Arrangements entrusted to Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Burial and Cremation Services, 622 S Burdick St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. To view Betty's personalized guestbook, please visit www.langelands.com.