Main, Beatrice C. 103

Beatrice passed away on May 25, 2019 at the Howard Lake Good Samaritan Center.
Memorial Service: 11 AM Monday, June 3, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Howard Lake
Visitation: 1 hr prior to service at church on Monday
Interment: Howard Lake Cemetery
Beatrice Main was born to Harry and Ethel (Swanson) Anderson on July 3, 1915. She was the oldest of 4 children, 1 sister Norma and 2 brothers Leonard and Dale. She was baptized as an infant and confirmed as a youth at Mount Herman Lutheran Church in Albion Township. She graduated from Howard Lake High School in 1933.
On June 1, 1934 Beatrice was united in marriage to George Main at Mount Herman Lutheran Church in Albion Township by Pastor Alex Sand. They made their home in Howard Lake. To this union 4 children were born.
Beatrice worked on the production line at Tonka Toys for 25 years before retiring in 1979.
Beatrice was an active member of St. Johns Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, where she served on the Alter Guild and the Do-Day Quilters. In her final years at the Good Samaritan she enjoyed reading and doing word puzzles
Beatrice was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She is survived by her 4 children: Janice Pettit, Gene (Glee) Main, Gerald (Connie) Main and Thomas Main. 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her parents Harry and Ethel, husband George, sister Norma, brothers Leonard and Dale Anderson, son-in-law Paul Pettit and grandson Gregory Pettit.