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Beatrice Ann Guthrie
Beatrice Ann Guthrie, age 92, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away Sunday morning, October 18, 2020, at the Swanton Health Care & Retirement Center. Beatrice was born November 27, 1927 in Toledo, Ohio to John Joseph and Hedwig "Hattie" (Sulewski) Jurski. Beatrice was a graduate of Central Catholic High School. On June 19, 1946, she married Grady Cleveland Guthrie at St. Adalbert Catholic Church in Toledo.
Beatrice worked for Food Towne as a bookkeeper and manager for many years at the Toledo Airport Motel. She was a member of St. Richard Catholic Parish and served as the church treasurer. She was also a member and past President of the Rosary & Altar Society, past member of the Swanton American Legion Post #479 Ladies Auxiliary and The Delta Eagles. Beatrice loved spending time with her grandkids.
Left to cherish her memory are her sons, Grady, Jr. (Sandra) Guthrie of Sun City, FL, Edward (Amy) Guthrie of Holland, OH, daughters, Judith "Judy" (Harold) Rieger of Swanton, OH, Patricia Eitniear (Bill) Dick of Waterville, OH, Delores (Butch) Garling of Swanton, OH, and Barbara (Rick) Smith of Delta, OH; 19 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Grady, Sr.; son, John Guthrie; daughter, Carolyn Gowing; son-in-law, James Gowing; grandson, David Rieger; brother, Donald "Jim" Jurski; and sisters, Mary Ann Jurski and Florence Jacobs.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 21st from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, October 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at St. Richard Catholic Church, with Fr. Eric Culler presiding. Interment will follow at Toledo Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Richard Catholic Church, 333 Brookside Dr., Swanton, OH 43558.
Our sincere sympathy on Beas passing. She was such a sweet lady. May God bless all of her family at this time.
Peggy and John Tasnadi Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM
Patty and Delores and families, I just learned of your moms passing. Im so sorry to hear this and hope all your wonderful memories will bring you comfort.
Barbara (Rieneckert) Guess Oct 27 2020 12:00 AM
Pat and Delores and families our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Ray&Betty Kolodziejczyk Oct 24 2020 12:00 AM
We would visit on the farm and she would give us glasses of milk straight from the cow. She would have the kids put us up on the ponies or Sugar and go for a ride. As a city kid I thought she was wonderful and lived in paradise. She was always the perfect hostess, and rolled with the punches throughout her life. Family always came first with her.
Marcia (Kocinski) Galambos Oct 22 2020 12:00 AM
Rest In Peace Aunt Bea, you were in my thoughts regularly. Back in my much younger days you treated me not like just a nephew but like one of your own children, and I will never forget that, or you.
Marty J. Guthrie Oct 21 2020 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Beatrice Guthrie
Lynda Coffey & David Westmark Oct 21 2020 12:00 AM
Ed, Amy and Family,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Your in our thoughts and prayers.
Bill & Pat Roper and Family
Patricia Roper Oct 21 2020 12:00 AM
Bud and I are so sorry to hear of your loss! Your mom was a sweetheart, always had a smile for us. Prayers, and may she rest in peace with the Lord.
Nancy Oct 21 2020 12:00 AM
Dear Barb & Rick and all Beatrice's family,
So sorry to read Beatrice passed away. We saw her at the Delta American Legion several times. Indeed from watching the video she had a loving family. May God's loving arms be around all of you now and in the days to come.
Carol & Bob Cain - Delta, Ohio Oct 20 2020 12:00 AM
Ed, Sorry for your loss may she RIP
Joel Babcock Prescott Valley, AZ. Oct 19 2020 12:00 AM