THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Carol J. Beaudoin
Issue Date: June 23, 2022
Carol Jean (Forsberg) Beaudoin, 87, of Royal Oak, Mi., formerly of Stephenson, Mi., passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2022 surrounded by family.
Born Feb. 27, 1935 in Wallace, Mi., to Gust and Elizabeth (Krause) Forsberg, she graduated from Stephenson High School in 1953. On Feb. 4, 1956, she married Mose Beaudoin Jr. at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Stephenson and he preceded her in death on Feb. 26, 1995. She worked as a social worker for the Powers - Spalding Community Action Agency and Menominee County Rural Health Services for many years.
A people person, she enjoyed volunteering and helping others throughout her life. While living downstate in Royal Oak, Mi., she assisted and cared for many elderly residents of her building with care and compassion.
A member of Precious Blood Catholic Church and a former Foster Grandparent, she also served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Menominee County and member of the Stephenson School Board, Menominee County Rural Health Services Board and the Men-o-mee Activity Center Board.
Survivors include six sons, Perry (Debbie) of Stephenson, Todd (Christina) of Allendale, Mi., Dana of Victorville, Ca., Kipp (Tami) of Manistique, Mi., Christian (Christine) of Berkley, Mi. and Jedd (Katie) of Wichita, KS; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews who knew her love, care and guidance.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Leah who remained in her heart all these years; five siblings, Lester Forsberg, Dorothy Blom, Eleanor (Chubb) Szabo, Herman Forsberg and Roger Forsberg and her in-laws, Mose (Sr.) and Flora Beaudoin, Agnes and Stanley Skryzypinski and Ruby and Chuck Bergold.
Visitation was held at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home in Stephenson on Sunday, June 19 from 3 p.m. until time of a Scripture Service at 6 p.m. Visitation continued at Precious Blood Catholic Church on Monday, June 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1 p.m., with Fr. Jeff Kurtz presiding. Burial followed in Mellen Township Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established to assist with funeral expenses. Any expressions can be directed to Chris Beaudoin or made online to https://www.venmo.com/u/Christian-Beaudoin-2