Obit: Syth, Beatrice E. (1924 - 2004)

Contact: Audrey Roedl


----Source: LOYAL TRIBUNE (Loyal, Clark County, Wis.) 09/15/2004

Syth, Beatrice E. (25 JAN 1924 - 8 SEP 2004)

Beatrice Ella Syth, 80, Eau Claire, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at the Mountain View Care Center, Bozeman, Mont. Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Eau Claire. The Rev. Howard Fehr officiated. Burial was in the United Church of Christ-Immanuel Cemetery, Greenwood. graveside services were conducted by Pastor Mark Schwinn of the United Church of Christ-Immanuel, Greenwood.

Beatrice Ella Syth was born Jan. 25, 1924, in Greenwood, to Edwin and Ella Steiger. She was a graduate of the Central State Teaching College, Stevens Point, where she received her teaching certificate. She was a member of Pau Camma Beta Sorority. She married Dale W. Syth, Greenwood, on March 29, 1947, in Milwaukee at the Grace Reform Church. She was a grade school teacher for more than 30 years, and after retirement, she generously gave her time at the Robbins School Library, the Chippewa Valley Museum and various other organizations. Her interests included traveling, reading, walking, cheering for the Cubs, and riding roller coasters and Jet Skis with her grandchildren. Her family will greatly miss her laughter and her strength.

Survivors include three children, Andrea [Ted] Terhaar, Gold Canyon, Ariz., Jim [Lois] Syth, Bozeman, Mont., and Libby [William] Syth, Arcadia, Calif.; five grandchildren, Christopher, Jill, Emily, Grant and Nolan; two great-grandchildren, Jasmine and Dakota; and two brothers, Kenneth [Janice] Steiger, Holmen, and Ervin [Dorothy] Steiger, Neillsville.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Dale W. Syth, on March 31, 1983; her parents; and two sisters, Marion and Evelyn.

Fuller Speckien Funeral Home, Racine assisted the family with arrangements.



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