Age 67, of Brownsville, Texas, formerly of Haslett, MI, passed away September 9, 2014. She was born February 6, 1947, in Lansing, daughter of John and Ardith Beardslee.
She is survived by her 3 children, Teresa Ryder, John (Vicki) Lienhart, and Aletha Alton; grandchildren, Rodney and Robert Lienhart, Zachary and Nicholas Ryder, and Hannah and Jarred Alton; great-granddaughter, Kinsey Lienhart; her mother, Ardith Beardslee; sister, Sherry Reese; aunt, Edith Khole; uncles, Elton (Nancy) Sellers and Gene (Sarah) Sellers; nephew, Ron Reese; niece, Renee Reese; and many cousins and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her father, John F. Beardslee in 1992, and son-in-law Larry Ryder.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, September 15, 2014, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with Stephen Ezop, Chaplain, Heartland Hospice officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.