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Beverly Mae Menzel, 88, of Wyoming, passed away on March 01, 2020 at St Mary’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

The daughter of William Merlin and Idabelle (Moyer) Cole, she was born on July 12, 1931 in Muskegon. On May 17, 1952 in Charlevoix, she married William Alan Menzel. Together they enjoyed 67 years of marriage until William’s death on August 10, 2019.

Beverly enjoyed spending time with family, polka music, polka dancing, and attending Polish and tulip festivals. Her hobbies included crocheting, gardening, word search, and reading. She never let anyone leave her home  hungry or without a hug, a kiss, and a wave at the door.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband; parents; and brother, Merlin.
Surviving are eight sons, Ray & Shannon Menzel, Alan & Darla Menzel, Steve & Mary Menzel, Michael & Candace Menzel, Timothy & Deanna Menzel, Nicholas & Bridget Menzel, Terry Menzel, and Richard Menzel; six sisters, Wilma, Leanor, Carol Ann, April, Faith and Sandra; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

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Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, (616) 452-3006.


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  1. Dylan on March 5, 2020 at 2:25 am

    Grandma Thank you for making me feel welcomed into your home and family. I’ve enjoyed your cooking, us playing card games like skip bo, phase 10 & many more, then when you let me teach you how to play chicken foot (dominoes). Again thank you for the countless memories of you making sure I felt your love & acceptance you’re forever in my heart – Dylan

  2. Teonna Hine and Al Rich on March 5, 2020 at 9:31 am

    She was such a beautiful person inside and out. She always had a smile that left u with a good feeling. I never went to the house without peaking my head in and saying hi to her. The house always smelled so good from her fabulous cooking. R.I.P. Bev I’m going to miss u dearly.

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