Margaret Ann Beech, age 52, of Russells Point, Ohio passed away Saturday evening, October 3, 2020, at her residence.
Maggie was born in Lima, Ohio December 1, 1967, to Donald W. and Jean M. (Berning) Beech. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald W. Beech; a brother, Christopher “Chip” Beech and a sister, Lynne Beech.
Maggie is survived by her daughter, the light of her life, Lynne Marie Beech of Russells Point; five grandchildren, Mariah, Savannah, Kiya, Porsha and Lukas; her previous husband, Alan Keysor of Lima; her step-mother, Terry L. Beech of DeGraff, Ohio; siblings, Michael (Diana) Beech of Quincy, Ohio, Carol Alexander of Marion, Ohio, Donald E. (Becky) Beech of North Carolina and Charmin (Michael) Large of Bellefontaine; a step-sister, Cheri Sutton of Bellefontaine; a step-brother, Brian Sutton of DeGraff; several nieces and nephews and four great-nieces. Maggie deeply loved her family.
Maggie worked for many years at the Bellefontaine Wal-Mart and enjoyed her job in customer service. She was diagnosed fifteen years ago with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and had been preparing for a lung transplant to combat the progression of the disease. Maggie was a warrior, fighting not just for her own health, but for advancement in the understanding and management of Alpha-1. She was a member of the Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Foundation and the Ohio State Transplant Support Group.
A celebration of Maggie’s life will be held Saturday, October 10, 2020, at Old Field Beach in Lakeview, Ohio at 6:30 p.m. A time of fellowship and food will follow the celebration.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her daughter, Lynne Beech.
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The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Beech family.
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