Donald P. Beauchamp

Resided in Escanaba, MI
Died February 23rd, 2016

Donald P. “Don” Beauchamp, 71, Escanaba, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at UP Health System- Marquette.

He was born in Perkins on February 28, 1944, son of the late Wilfred and Mary (DePuydt) Beauchamp.

Don loved to be surrounded by people, spend time at camp, and hunting. He enjoyed his time living at Bishop Noa Home and especially the station one staff.

He was employed at Pathways and Lake State Industries.

Don was a member of Pathways and St. Anne Church.

He is survived by his brothers, Norbert Beauchamp of Bark River, Richard “Dick” Beauchamp of Flat Rock, and Dennis Beauchamp (Sandy), Duane (Sandy) Beauchamp, and Terry (Karen) Beauchamp all of Escanaba; sisters, Marilyn Matthys (Bill) of Soo Hill, Joyce VanDrese (Keith) of Cornell, and Sharon (Doug) Sharkey of Perkins; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Don was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Bob; sisters in law, Norbert’s wife, Marilyn and Dick’s wife, Mary.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2016 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. Parish Prayers will be held at 5 p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday, February 29, at St. Anne’s Church from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. officiated by Rev. Fran DeGroot. A meal will follow in the church hall.

Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Beauchamp family.

5 Tributes to “Donald P. Beauchamp”

  1. I will never forget Don’s kindness to my Uncle Bernard Larson and other residents at Bishop Noa. He will be missed by many of us.

  2. I first met Don working at Habitat Fence Co. in the early 70’s, and reconnected with him when I took a job driving DATA bus. We got to talk about old times,on our many outings. You couldn’t find a kinder gentler man than Don. He will be missed.

  3. I’m so sorry to hear of Don’s death. I will miss him and our conversations we would have when I would go to visit my Mom at Bishop Noah. He was a very special person.

  4. Uncle Don you will be greatly missed by all who knew you. I will so miss stopping to see you when I would come up home and you always would ask me about your little buddy Aiden my grandson, and you would want me to dial him up so you could talk to him

  5. I was sorry to hear about Don. I worked with him at Habitant Fence Co in Gladstone for quite a few years. He was a very kind and thoughtful man.I went to visit him a few times in Bishop Noa and he was always so happy to visit. Thoughts and prayers to his entire family.

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