February 7, 1926 -- October 24, 2014

Marie Beachy, 88, of Bartlett, IL, formerly of Middlebury, died at 10:21 am central time,
on Friday, October 24, at Victory Center, Bartlett, IL. She was born on February 7, 1926,
in Arthur, IL, to Mose D.  and Susie W.  (Yoder) Troyer. On November 4, 1943 in
Middlebury, she married Joas "Yup" Beachy, he died September 22, 1981. Surviving
are two daughters, Naomi (Joe) Lenoci of Streamwood, IL, Lois (Dan) Stimax of Rock
Hill, SC; four sons, Leonard (Michelle) Beachy of West Chester, PA, Glenn (Martha)
Beachy of Kaneohe, HI, Nelson Beachy of Paola, KS, Willard (Donna) Beachy of
Middlebury; daughter-in-law, Joan Beachy of Goshen, 14 grandchildren,  16 great
grandchildren, sister, Arlene Brown of Elkhart. She was preceded in death by her
husband, parents, daughter, Mary Louise (Beachy) Deisinger-Jennings, son, Dewey
Beachy, sister, Edna Yoder, four brothers, Jerry, John, Elmer and Edwin Troyer. She
had been a member of the Salvation Army Home League since 1990 and her and her
husband had been owners-operators of Yup's Dairyland, Middlebury for many years.
She was an avid quilter having made over 100 quilts and was active in the knitting club
of Hanover Township Senior Center. Visitation will be from 1:00 - 6:00 pm on Sunday
November 2, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Monday November 3, also at the funeral home.  
Services will be conducted by Pastor Derrick Ramer of First Mennonite Church of
Middlebury. Burial will be in Ivans Cemetery, Middlebury, Memorials may be given to
the American Cancer Society.  
                                
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Marie was such a beautiful woman who walked her love for the Lord daily. She was
one of the positive influences in my life, and I am so thankful for the way she shared
her love of Christ by example. I know there are Celebrations in Heaven!
From: Becky Cline (Weaver)
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Ever since we met in Sarasota, Marie has been like a Mother to me.
From: Katie Troyer
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Marie was one of the most special of God's angels and a very dear friend.  I will miss
her so very much.  I am sure she is dancing and singing with Jesus!  I love you Marie.  
Missing you forever!
From:  Sunny Starkgraf
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My prayers to Marie's entire family. I was Blessed to not just be Marie's friend, but to
have a very special relationship. I'm truly blessed to have been loved by such an
amazing person.
From:  Julie Hertz
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Memories of many years ago as our families grew up together at First Mennonite
Church in Middlebury, as well as our children attending Middlebury schools.  Also ice
cream at Yup's Dairy on warm summer evenings.  Later, Glenn working for my
husband during summer break, and much later Willard (I think) working with my son
for some time.  God's blessings....His comfort, mercy, and grace for each of you and
your extended families as you face the future without your beloved mother,
grandmother, and great grandmother. My love and prayers.....
From:  Leona Baker
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Your mom was very blessed to have a loving family, may you find peace remembering
that love.  Our prayers are with you and your family
From: = Jerry & Alice Shorey
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