Dinah Gladys Rose Beecham

Dinah Gladys Rose Beecham

NEW BUFFALO — Dinah Gladys Rose Beecham, 98, of New Buffalo, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at LaPorte Hospital.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Sommerfeld Chapel – 15 N. Barton St., New Buffalo, Mich.

Dinah was born on March 13, 1921, in Wellingborough, England, to the late David and Elsie (Wilson) Marks. On August 3, 1940 in Northamptonshire, England, she married Josiah Beecham; he preceded her in death on Jan. 17, 1988. Dinah came to America in 1980; first locating in Cheboygan, Mich., and then coming to New Buffalo, Mich., in 1984.

Dinah is survived by her daughter – Vivienne Dougal of Bathgate, Scotland; and four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her daughter – Veronica Stevens, in May of 2015.

A Memorial Service celebrating Dinah’s life will be held on Wednesday, June 12, 7:00 p.m., at St. John United Church of Christ – New Buffalo, Mich. Private burial will be at a later date at Pine Grove Cemetery in New Buffalo.

A time to pay respects will be at St. John UCC thirty minutes prior to the service from 6:30-7:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John UCC church or to the Salvation Army. Friends wishing to leave a message of condolence to the family may do so at www.sommerfeldchapel.com.

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