DeBeau, Jacquelyn Anne (Fry), Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 82 years of age. Jacquie brought sunshine to any room she entered. She abounded in enthusiasm for others and was happiest when surrounded by her friends and family. She was a beautiful, loving woman. Though her life brought her several hardships and losses, she was capable of finding a silver lining within in every cloud. She was a devoted mother, a loyal friend, and a loving wife. She approached adversity with courage, strength, and good cheer. Jacquie was born January 20, 1929 in Saginaw, MI to the late Alexander and Anne Debniak. She was married to Donald E. Fry for 25 years and they raised four children. On August 12, 2002 she married Lawrence N. DeBeau, who survives her. She is deeply loved and will be dearly missed by her husband, three children Laurie (Tom) Tuchel, Sebastopol, CA; Kim (Robin) Howley, Saginaw; Jeff Fry, Hemlock, MI; daughter-in-law Kay Fry, Sussex, WI; step-son Mark (Laurie) DeBeau, Plymouth, MI; step-daughter Mystle DeBeau, Richmond, VA; sister Janice Coplin, Saginaw; brother William Debniak, Otisville, MI; 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, 1 step great-grandchild; her special nieces and nephews, and many devoted friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and son, Jay Fry. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will take place next spring at Case Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, in Saginaw; date and time to be announced later. www.casefuneralhome.com