July 26, 1924 - June 3, 2019
BLISSFIELD- Rose K. Beard, age 94, of Blissfield, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, at Blissfield Place. She was born on July 26, 1924, in Deerfield, Michigan to Anthony and Katherine (Tomecek) Horak. Rose graduated from Deerfield High School with the Class of 1942. On October 3, 1942, Rose married Robert Beard, Sr. and they shared over 50 wonderful years together before his passing on August 20, 1993. In 1963, Rose and Robert started Precast Concrete Products, Inc. She had an active role in the family business until her retirement in 1985. Rose and Robert enjoyed their golden years by wintering in Texas and later on in Florida. Rose was a member of the Light of Christ Parish (St. Peter’s) in Blissfield. She belonged to the Catholic Council of Women “CCW” and a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxillary. Rose enjoyed gardening and was always busy canning and freezing in the summer months. Her Czechoslovakian heritage came with delicious recipes that she enjoyed baking for her family; and there are many fond memories of playing cards and dancing the polka. Rose valued her family and always enjoyed spending time with them. She is survived by her children, Robert (June) Beard, Jr. of Jackson, MI , Deborah Nemec of Monroe, MI and Jeanne Burgermeister of Blissfield; grandchildren, Scott (Kim) Beard, Lisa (Eric) Petersen, Jodi Trombley, Kristin Pilbeam, Kyle (Nicole) Cheney, Heather (Ryan) Walentowski and Josef (Kristi) Nemec; 14 great grandchildren and a great, great grandson due in July. Rose was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Robert; one son, James and son-in-law, Mark Burgermeister and 8 siblings. Mass of the Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Light of Christ Catholic Parish in Blissfield with Rev. Jeffrey Poll as celebrant. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery. Visitation will be held at Wagley Funeral Home, Tagsold Chapel in Blissfield on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m.; and again Thursday at the church from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The family would like to thank Blissfield Place and Careline Hospice of Jackson for the wonderful care and support they showed Rose and her family. Contributions in memory of Rose are suggested to the Lenawee Humane Society. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.wagleyfuneralhomes.com.
BLISSFIELD- Rose K. Beard, age 94, of Blissfield, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019, at Blissfield Place. She was born on July 26, 1924, in Deerfield, Michigan to Anthony and Katherine (Tomecek) Horak. Rose graduated from Deerfield High School... View Obituary & Service Information
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