THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Jennie "Anne" (Turk) Beyersdorf, 94, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Friday, March 10 at the Harbors Retirement Community.
Born March 30, 1922 in Menominee, to the late Thomas and Theresa (Rancigay) Turk, she attended Menominee Schools and worked at Boreal Glove Co. for 10 years. She married Russell Beyersdorf on Oct. 25, 1947 at the former St. William's Catholic Church in Menominee and he preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 2003.
A member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Birch Creek, she was a member of St. Ann Sodality, the Legion of Mary and CFU, a fraternal organization (SLOGA), was active in the community and served as a guide for the Menominee Historical Society for over 20 years. She loved her Slovenian heritage, her garden and decorating her yard.
She is survived by two sons, Tom (Betsy) Beyersdorf and Joel Beyersdorf, both of Menominee; three grandsons; four great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Robert Beyersdorf of Menominee; a niece, Janice (David) Jorgensen of Antigo; other family members and friends.
Along with her parents and husband, Russell, she was preceded in death by a son, Barry Beyersdorf.
Visitation took place at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Birch Creek on Wednesday, March 15 from 10 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Fr. Michael Ocran presided followed by a luncheon. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Menominee. A memorial fund has been established in her name. Cadieu Thielen Funeral Home of Menominee assisted the family with arrangements.