Hawke, Beverly J., Freeland, Michigan

Passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2010, at Covenant HealthCare - Cooper. She was 68 years old. Beverly J. Steinpres was born on July 26, 1942, to the late Herbert and Mariana (Cleveland) Steinpres. She married William G. Hawke on May 15, 1965 in Saginaw. He predeceased her on June 18, 1999. She had been employed by the Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center for over 11 years. She retired in 1996. Beverly enjoyed taking frequent trips to the Casino. She loved spending time with her family. She especially cherished her time with her grandchildren. Surviving are two daughters: Susan (Francis) Laskowski and Sandra (Luke) Hale; four grandchildren: Rachel, Jason, Matthew and Michael; a brother, John (JoAnn) Steinpres, also a special friend, Luella. Beverly was preceded in death by a sister, Linda Steinpres. Beverly’s Funeral Service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 1, 2011 at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Rev. Robert G. Richards will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to visit with Beverly’s family at the funeral home on Friday, December 31, 2010 from 12:00 noon to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the Service. Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Beverly’s family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com