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Nana Diana Takes A Break

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Popping In With Some SAD NEWS About Beth Marie

I am still away from blogging
but have had several people ask me
about  Beth Marie.
This just came to me this morning:

Beth DeShasier

Obituary
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PEKIN - Bertha Marie "Beth" DeShasier, 79, of Pekin passed away at8:24 a.m. Monday, May 4, 2015, at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Born Sept. 25, 1935, in Bloomfield, Mo., to James and Madge (Harty) Maloney, she married Jim DeShasier on Dec. 2, 1955, in Macomb. He died Dec. 1, 2006, in Chicago. 
She also was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James Ruben Maloney and James Robert Maloney; and three sisters, Cora Matteson, Christine Wholey and Mary Evelyn Rakestraw.
Surviving are one daughter, Marcia (Mike) Gazza of Pekin; one son, Jim (Brett Schlenz) DeShasier of Chicago; one sister, Rae (Hugh) Dean of Kenova, W.Va.; and one brother, Bill (Karen) Maloney of O'Fallon.
Beth retired and finished her career at the Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul, where she worked on completing Officer Performance Reports. She also had previously worked for telephone companies in both Macomb and Paxton.
Beth enjoyed blogging and, in earlier years, belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary in Paxton. She also was a room mother for her children in their elementary school days.
She was of the Methodist faith.
Her memorial service will be at 5 p.m. today, May 6, 2015, at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. The Rev. Gary L. Ford will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service. Private burial will be in Glen Cemetery in Paxton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society , 4234 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria, IL 61614; or the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, 8630 Illinois Route 91, Peoria, IL 61615.
To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com.

I am so sorry for her friends and family.
She was a wonderful lady and I will miss her.

Sending love up to you, Beth Marie. 
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49 comments:

  1. Such heartbreaking news, Diana. Praying their faith will comfort her family. Jane

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  2. May God be with her family in their sorrow! Sad to hear this news.

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  3. So sorry to hear. I'll keep her family in my prayers. Thanks for letting us know, Diana!

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  4. Very sad news. Praying for the family.

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  5. Thank you for sharing with us about her passing; may her family find some comfort in peace in this time of sadness.
    Enjoy your time away as each day is a gift!
    Love, Roxy xo

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  6. Thank you for letting us know. Sad news.

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  7. she has been on my mind everyday, I loved her common sensical way and her sense of humor, she shall be surely missed,

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  8. So terrible.......thinking of everyone who loves her and sending them prayers.....Nicole

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  9. Thank you Diana. I will miss Beth. xoxo,Susie

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  10. I met Beth Marie through blogging and she was such a delight to know. She seemed fo find interst in the small things life offered. She was brave throughout her illness and I so wish her lasting peace and comfort...prayers dear Beth!

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  11. Sending love up to you, Beth Marie as well - I know you're happy and pain free now.

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  12. I am so very saddened to hear this news, Diana. Beth was such a good blogging friend! She will be missed by many! xo Nellie

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  13. Oh, Diana! I'm so sorry to hear of the loss of your friend. Prayers for her family and you.
    Blessings,
    Shelia ;)

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  14. My sympathies to her friends and family. Thanks for letting us know Diana. Will be praying for all.

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  15. Sad news. But thanks for the update. Thanks for sharing her obituary so we can all get to know a little more about who she was. Take care, sweet Diana!

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  16. I wondered if you would let Blogdom know. Thank you. Beth was a wonderful blogger taking an interest in so many things and sharing her knowledge with us. We eat some wonderful meals as a result of her recipes...Baked Steak comes to mind. Praying for comfort for her family and for all her many friends in real life and this wonderful world of blogging. It does make me smile to think of her with her Jim again.

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  17. Sad news, I will pray for comfort in this sad time for her family and friends.

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  18. How sad. And right before Mother's Day. Death does not take a holiday. I don't recognize the name. What was her blog?
    Brenda

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  19. Oh Nana.....every time I read of someone's passing.....the first thought that comes to mind is OH HOW I WISH I COULD HAVE KNOW HER!

    Prayers from here
    Jo

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  20. I am so sorry. It's so difficult to go through grief.

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  21. Glad her race is over, but praying for her family and friends...did you see where she was at the Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul? Small world- that's where my dad was stationed- flight instructor- and my sister was born on the base hospital. Very small world...

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  22. So sorry to hear of her passing, but know she is no longer suffering. Will keep her family and friends in my prayers.

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  23. HI Diana..so sad..
    but I like your hair in the profile pic (:)
    hugs,Patty

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  24. Sorry Diana for this loss. I know you loved her too. Praying for her family at this sad time. No need to answer this back I know you need a little down time too. Thanks for letting us know about Beth Marie.
    Kris

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  25. Oh, Diana, I'm so sorry! Thank you for the update. Sending prayers!

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  26. Strength and condolences to all of Beth Marie's friends and family. She will be missed by us all. Linda@Wetcreek Blog

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  27. Oh,no. Thanks for updating us!

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  28. So sorry to read this news! May all who knew her have peace! Sending condolences! Cindy xoxo

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  29. I am so very sorry! Thank you for letting us know. Prayers for her family and friends ~
    Don't worry about responding ~ :)

    xo
    Pat

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  30. She is in God's care now. I pray for her dear loved ones.

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  31. She wrote about her husband Jim and seemed to grieve his loss the rest of her life. A truly nice person with always a kind word.

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  32. I'm so very sorry to hear of her passing, and will be praying for her grieving family and friends! Thank you for letting us know Diana!

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  33. So sorry. Prayers for her family.

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  34. Condolences and prayers for all who loved her. She sounds like she was a wonderful person. xo Karen

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  35. thank you for letting us know this.
    no more suffering for that dear soul now. ♥

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  36. Oh Diana, I am so sorry to hear this.... My thoughts and prayers are with you and her family. HUGS!

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  37. My deepest condolences to her family and to you Diana, for the loss of your dear friend.

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  38. Thank you for posting this. I had no idea.

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  39. So very sad... my heart goes out to you and her family. Sending deepest sympathies and keeping all in my prayers.

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  40. I'm happy to know she is with God and her love of her life are once again together! Thank you for letting us know!. My heart is sad for her family and for the lose to us bloggers.

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  41. Diana, so sorry for your loss and that of all who knew and loved Beth Marie.

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  42. Every day I pray that they find a cure for that dreaded disease before I depart this world.
    A lovely blog friend, who's sincere thoughts on life will be missed.
    Take care, Sweet D!
    ~Lynne
    w/L

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  43. Hi Diana..
    Hope you are having some busy & fun times ....
    hugs,Patty

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  44. Your kindness towards your blogging friends extends all the way to heaven, Diana :) Praying for her family. Enjoy your time away from blogland :)

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  45. Diana, I am very sorry to hear about your dear friend. You are such a good blog friend to all of us.

    love, ~Sheri

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  46. I enjoyed every post of Beth Marie's. She was so personal, even through the computer. She will dearly missed. Sympathy to her family.
    hugs & love to Beth Marie,
    Marie

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