Jean Beyer

KINGSFORD – Jean A. Beyer, 88, of Kingsford, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at ManorCare Health and Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford.

Jean was born Aug. 24, 1924, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late John and Anna (Lundgren) Wedin. She has been a resident of this area her entire life and attended Iron Mountain Schools.

She married James Beyer on June 7, 1941, and he preceded her in death on March 5, 1997. Jean worked for Twin City Cleaners for 25 years. She was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain, Martha’s Circle, Lutheran Christian Women and the OWLs Club (Older, Wiser, Lutherans). Jean enjoyed gardening and crocheting.

She is survived by sons, Richard (Carol) Beyer of Beecher, Wis. and Donald Beyer of Milwaukee; a sister, Alice Michela of Silver Springs, Md.; grandchildren, Ann (Andrew) Orvis of Port Washington and James Beyer of Beecher; and great-grandchildren, Justin (Tess) Orvis and Kerry (Rick) Schultz.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.

Funeral services will follow Saturday at 12 noon at the church. Rev. Lee Liverance will officiate. Burial will be in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.