Beatrice Arlene Acton-Fisher
March 30, 1931-Sept. 21, 2013
Beatrice Arlene Acton-Fisher, age 82, of Breckenridge, MI passed away Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Sparrow Health Systems, Lansing, MI.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Breckenridge United Methodist Church on Wednesday, September 25 at 11 a.m., with Pastor Paul Thomas officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.
Beatrice was born in Emerson Township, Michigan on March 30, 1931, the daughter of George and Leona (Solomon) Coston. Beatrice married James Royal Acton on March 25, 1950. He preceded her in death on September 13, 1989. On December 4, 2004, Beatrice married Arthur Fisher.
Bea was a member of the Breckenridge United Methodist Church for 53 years. She was very good at knitting and crocheting. She sewed pillows and blankets for the Gratiot Community Hospital for many years. She enjoyed traveling and dancing. She loved spending time with her friends and family.
She is survived by her husband, Art Fisher; daughter, Linda (Thomas) Carstensen; son, Gregory (Karen) Acton; grandchildren, Amy (Marcus) O'Brien, Jason (Tracy) Carstensen, Amber (Matthew) Torline, Justin (Serena) Acton, Kyle (Danielle) Acton; sister, Helen (William) Morris; brothers, Leo (Lois) Coston and Ronald (Ruthann) Coston.
Bea was preceded in death by her parents; and son, Mark David Acton.
Memorials may be made to the St. Louis or Ithaca Senior Center or Breckenridge United Methodist Church.
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The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, Michigan.
Published in The Morning Sun on Sept. 23, 2013