Age 76, of Williamston, MI, passed away September 14, 2021. She was born June 27, 1945, in Lansing, MI, to the late Sidney and Marguerite Bentall.
She graduated in 1963 from Church of the Resurrection School in Lansing, MI. She married the love of her life, Robert Beebe, in 1995. Over the years they enjoyed many car shows and the country life of living in Williamston. Kathy loved cheering on the Spartans and watching the games with Ric Maldonado. She enjoyed casino trips with her family, especially sister-in-law Cindy Bentall. Kathy recently retired from GreenStone Farm Credit Services in Lansing after fifteen years of service. Kathy’s greatest joys were being a wife, mother, and grandma / yia yia. She will be dearly missed and loved forever.
She is survived by her loving husband, Robert “Bob”; children, Brian (Traci) Gearhart, Kelly Maldonado, and Katie (Adam) Pease; stepchildren, Robert (Jennifer Felling) Beebe and Karen (Chris) Browers; special son-in-law, Ric Maldonado; grandchildren, Matthew Gearhart, Cameron (fiancée Rynae Mahoney), Kylie, Sydney, and Adison Maldonado, Mason and Carter Pease, and Alyssa (fiancé TJ Schnitzhofer) Frisell, Madelyn Beebe, Emily Esch, and Trenton Sherwood; sister-in-law, Cindy Bentall; nieces, Kim (Collin) Browning, Amy (Matt) Merryfield, Pam (Ray Blessman) Shewchuck; nephews, Chris Shewchuck and Mark Shewchuck; and many great-nieces and nephews and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sidney and Marguerite Bentall, brother Jim Bentall, and sister Ann Shewchuck.
A Celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to TWIGS (To Work in Grateful Service), 4536 Garden Gate, Holt, MI 48842, www.twigsinc.org. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.