Beatrice Truman

Beatrice Barbara Truman (Medsker)

Monday, February 25th, 1929 - Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Beatrice Barbara Truman, age 91

Passed away at Bronson Hospital on October 24, 2020. Bea was born February 25, 1929 to John P. and Hazel Medsker. She graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in 1947 and from Davenport Business College in 1986. Bea was united in marriage on September 14, 1948 to John William Truman, who preceded her in death in 1982. Bea was an avid square dancer and member of local square dance groups. Her hobbies included sewing, crocheting, gardening, and bowling. She traveled around the U.S., including Hawaii, and enjoyed a trip to the United Kingdom. Surviving are her four children, Joyce (David) Scribner of Lake Hopatcong, NJ, George (Linda) Truman of Gobles, MI, Judy (Richard) Chesser of Scotts, MI, David (Judy) Truman of Marcellus, MI, 9 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren. Her special friend Garth Smith also preceded her in death. Family graveside services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local Hospice.
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Posted at 10:07pm
Bea was incredible. In the short few years I knew her at Alamo, she taught me to crochet, helped me expand my reading list, and shared stories of her life and local history. I’ll be forever grateful I got to know her.

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