Archive for Wednesday, July 3, 2002

Obit: Molly Carol Beach

July 3, 2002

1939 2002

Services for Molly C. Beach, 63, Tonganoxie, were July 1, at the Tonganoxie Christian Church, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mrs. Beach died Thursday, June 27, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence, after a 17-year battle with cancer.

Molly was born Feb. 12, 1939, in Kansas City, Kan., the daughter of Julius and Catherine (DeAx) Mestagh. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Congregational Church, Tonganoxie. She was a 1957 graduate of Turner High School, Kansas City, Kan. On Sept. 20, 1958, she married Lenard L. Beach, Kansas City, Kan.

Survivors include her husband, Lenard, of the home; three sons, Roger Leon Beach, Chris Alan Beach, and James Dean Beach, all of Tonganoxie; one daughter, Julie DeMaranville, Tonganoxie. She also raised one nephew, Charles L. Mestagh, McLouth; three nieces, Colette M. Krupco, McLouth, Karen L. Davidson, Lawrence, and Margaret E. Bath, Wellington, Colo.; she has two brothers, Charles Mestagh, Perry, and George Mestagh, McLouth, one sister, Judy Johnson, Kansas City, Kan.; and 21 grandchildren.

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