Beckman, Marjorie M., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014 at her home. Age 90 years. The daughter of the late Albert and Florence (Feibernitz) Bouchard, Marge was born October 10, 1923 in Newberry, Michigan. She married Donald Beckman who predeceased her April 6, 1989. Marge loved children and welcomed the opportunity to attend family events with them. She was affectionately known as “Grandma B” and often cared for children in the neighborhood. In her earlier years, Marge and her twin sister, Margaret, often skated together and performed together at events in the Upper Peninsula. Surviving are two sons and two daughters, Richard Beckman and his wife Cindy, Saginaw; B.J. Truax, Saginaw; Jan Beckman, Saginaw; Donald Beckman, Saginaw; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; three sisters and one brother, Margaret Calvert, Parma, Michigan; Katherine Marienfeld, Jackson; Shirley Quinlan, Minnesota; Charles Bouchard, Newberry; several nieces and nephews. Marge was preceded in death by a son, Rusty Beckman, and by seven brothers and sisters. Marge’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 from 2:00-7:00 p.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Cremation will follow. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Habitat for Humanity.