James "Mike" Beaudry

James "Mike" Beaudry, age 65, of Portage, passed away Thursday, January 26, 2012 after a short, fierce battle with small-cell lung cancer. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Rose; children: Connie Beaudry of Hobart, Kirk Beaudry of Elkhart, Tammy (Keith) Colvin of Portage, and Warren (Sarah) Holland of VA; five grandchildren: Derek, Dillon, Kaytlyn, Briana, and Peyton; two great grandchildren: Landon and Daphne; aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceded in death by his son, Scott Beaudry; and parents: Erwin and Savannah. Mike was an employee of MVP, currently known as Team Imports of Merrillville with 38 years of service. He was a graduate of River Forest High School, Class of 1965. Mike was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War. His hobbies included model railroading, gun collecting, and he enjoyed fishing and trap shooting. Michael was always happy ... always hungry ... with a big preference for desserts. Family and friends may call at Pruzin Brothers Funeral Service, 2700 Willowcreek Road, Portage on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A memorial service will follow promptly at 5:00 p.m. at Pruzin Brothers Chapel with Rev. Andrew Corona officiating. Family and friends may share an online condolence or memory at: www.pruzinfuneralservice.com

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2700 Willowcreek Road  Portage, IN 46368

Published in The Times from Jan. 28 to Jan. 29, 2012