Keglovitz, Beatrice E., Saginaw, Michigan


Passed away Thursday, December 5, 2012 at Hoyt Nursing Home. Age 100 years. Beatrice was born August 20, 1913 in Ashland, WI to the late Rev. Andrew and Elizabeth (Fuhrer) Killmer, moving to Saginaw in 1922. She was a graduate of Central Michigan University and taught elementary school in Shelby, Ithaca, and SaginawTownship. She was married to Stephen J. Keglovitz on October 10, 1940. He predeceased her October 23, 1989. Beatrice was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Saginaw and its women's quilting and Mary/Martha groups, and was a former member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and Germania Town and Country Club. She also volunteered her time at the Luther Manor beauty shop. She enjoyed traveling, music, animals, playing cards, shopping, conversation, and going out for dinner. Bea cherished her faith, family, and friends above all else. Beatrice is survived by her daughter, Laura (Laurence) Day of Brentwood, CA, two grandchildren; Lisa (Claudio) Morales of Brentwood, CA, and Laurence (Kelly) Day, Jr. of Bangor, CA, four great-grandchildren; Michael Michaelis, Alexis Morales, and Austin and Seth Day, two sisters-in-law; Helen Mason, Croswell, MI and Elizabeth Knaus, Waterford, MI, two brothers-in-law: Robert (Gloria) Keglovitz, Waterford, MI, and Kenneth (Shirley) Keglovitz, Allen Park, MI, several nieces and nephews, especially Howard Killmer and Robert (Judy) Killmer, and very special friends Shirley Lange and Peg O'Dell. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by a brother, Harold Killmer, and a niece Marijean Killmer. Funeral service will take place on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S. M-47). Pastor Bill Bodnar will officiate. Entombment will take place at Chapel Hill Mausoleum. Family and friends are welcome to gather at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00-6:00 p.m. and one hour before the service on Monday. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial offering to Zion Lutheran Church, 1209 Hancock, Saginaw, MI 48602 or Old Town Christian Outreach Center, 600 Gratiot Ave., Saginaw, MI 48602. www.reitzherzberg.com