Beeley Mark S. Beeley, 64, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 19, 2013 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Toledo, Ohio, Mark was a graduate of Cardinal Stritch High School and Bowling Green State University, and served two tours of duty in Viet Nam. Mark is survived by his wife and best friend of 34 years, Janet (Karns); and children, Graeme and Hannah. He leaves five siblings, Barbara (Frank) Meyers, Miriam Beeley, Lorraine Sickler, Bonnie Beeley, and Thad (Cindy) Beeley; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Alice Beeley. A celebration of Mark's life will be held in the Palm Room at the Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, November 9, 2013. The gathering will begin at 11 a.m. and the celebration of Mark's life will begin at noon. In lieu of flowers, Mark's wish was for donations to be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project, woundedwarriorproject.org. Arrangements have been provided by SCHOEDINGER FUNERAL HOME, www.schoedinger.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Nov. 3, 2013