Debra L. Beck, of rural St. Johns, MI age 65 passed away at Sparrow Hospital on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Deb was born on June 28, 1953 in Durand, MI the daughter of Lewis and Thelma (Horn) Goodrich. She graduated from Ovid-Elsie High School in 1971 and on August 29, 1981 she married Donald E. Beck. He preceded her in death on December 23, 2010. Deb worked for Shiawassee RESD for 42 years and had retired in 2014. She always enjoyed being with her fellow workers and spending winters in St. Martin.
Surviving her are her Mother, Thelma Goodrich of Ashley, brother, Dan and Mary Goodrich of Carland and sister Donna (George) Russell of St. Johns. Niece Jessica Thompson and her special "Grandkids" Jarrett and Jayden Lohrer. Her mother in law, Imogene Beck of Eureka, step daughter Jeanette Beck and step grandchildren, Franklin Kennedy Jr., Oliver, Heath, and Heather Beck. Brother in law Darrell and Pat Beck.
Funeral services will be held at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Charlene Wagner officiating. Burial will follow at Eureka Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives at the funeral home on Monday, November 26, 2018, 4-8 P.M. Memorials may be given to the charity of the donor's choice or the Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation.