Friday, September 2, 2011

Pearl Beggs

Mrs. Pearl (nee: Boomsma) Beggs, 97, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2011, at Lakeshore Manor.

Pearl was born in Michigan to Charles and Rose (nee: Smelt) Boomsma on April 17, 1914. In Racine, she was united in marriage to Lawrence O. Beggs on June 8, 1940.

Mrs. Beggs had been employed as a manager at Research Weld Inc. until her retirement. She was also a member of Racine Bible Church.

Pearl will be dearly missed by her children, Patricia (James) Erickson, David (Barbara) Beggs, and Jonathan (Kathy) Beggs; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; and daughter, Judith Beggs.

A visitation in honor of Pearl will be held at Wilson Funeral Home on Thursday, September 8, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. Private interment will be held at Graceland Cemetery. Memorials to Racine Bible Church Missions have been suggested.

Wilson Funeral Home
1212 Lathrop Ave., Racine 262-634-3361

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