THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: April 6, 2017
Helen (Beattie) Weinschrott, 94, a resident of Renaissance in Marinette, formerly of New Hope Heights for 14 years, passed away Friday, March 31.
Born April 4, 1922, to Jessie (Hanson) and Fred Beattie, she married Nick Weinschrott while he was home on leave from the Army on Jan. 22, 1944. She was a cook at North Shore Golf Course and then taught cooking at Menominee High School for many years. After retiring from the school, she worked at Angeli's.
She loved being with people and her big smile was her trademark. Many former students would stop in to say hello. The last couple years, she enjoyed puzzles and coloring and in earlier years enjoyed casino trips with her daughters.
She is survived by three daughters, Linda (Duane) Schwartz of Two Rivers, Phyllis Gardner of Tulsa, Ok. and Doris (friend, Ed Nelson) Neargarth of Marinette; a foster daughter, Susie (Beattie) and Phil Eggener of Green Bay; four grandchildren; three foster grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; five foster great-grandchildren; in-laws, Mary and Bill Weinschrott of Menominee and Paul Weinschrott of Cedar River, Mi.; nieces; nephews and a special friend, Pam Anderson.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Nick Weinschrott on Jan. 31, 1994; a foster son, Allan Beattie and a son-in-law, Dale Gardner.
Visitation will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Menominee on Thursday, April 6 from 10 a.m. until time of a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Jon Nelson officiating. Anderson Kell Funeral Home of Menominee is assisting the family with arrangements.