Beatrice “Bea” Myers died April 28, 2020 at 96 years of age. Bea was born in Pleasant Lake, Indiana on November 20, 1923. Bea attended college, attained her teaching license, and taught High School Business classes and Math all while furthering her education in Administration attaining the dual role of teacher and Principal. She married Donald Myers and moved to LaGrange, Indiana. While raising a family, she continued to teach and had an active role in the Texaco gas station she and Don owned and operated for many years. After retirement, Bea worked at Meek’s Jewelry Store as a sales associate and earned her degree with the Geological Institute of America as a certified cultured pearl grading inspector. Bea was very active with the LaGrange County Home-Ec Association and a Pythian Sister Lodge as a member and officer. In 2001, Bea moved to Minong, Wisconsin to be closer to family and lived independently at her residence until just prior to her death. Bea was a hardcore bluegill hunter and enjoyed her fishing when she was able to do so. Bea loved her crafts, always attending and promoting local crafts shows, free hand painting, and crocheted many baby sweaters. Bea actively attended the River Church in Minong, WI and always looked forward to the socialization and her “cup of coffee”, after service (which meant breakfast) at the local café.
Bea’s parents, brothers and sisters, husband, and daughter, Ann, all preceded her in death. She is survived by many friends, her son, Dan (Bonnie) Myers of Minong, WI, grandchildren, Angy (Patrick) Edison, of Minot, ND, Duane Myers of Minong, WI, great-grandchildren, Sara Edison and Teresa (Casey) Marquart of Minot, ND, Dakota Myers of Minong, WI, Dray (Taylor) Myers of Barron, WI and great great-grandson, Otto.
An outdoor memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at The River Wesleyan Church, N13205 Rice Lake Rd, Minong, WI with Pastor Ben Kidder officiating. An outdoor gathering will be held at the church on Saturday from 10-11am.
Due to current restrictions, those attending are reminded to wear facial masks and will be required to practice social distancing for everyone's safety.
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