Beverly Joan Loney of Caro, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at the Tuscola County Medical Care Community. Bev was born May 29, 1937 in Mount Clemens, the daughter of the late Kenneth and Velma Martha (Baker) Walker, and was raised by Velma and her husband, Robert Schillinger. She was united in marriage with DuWayne Loney on May 7, 1956 in Waterford, and he preceded her in death on April 5, 2007. Many in the community will remember Bev for her twenty-five-year career as a manager at Bill’s Foodland in Caro. She also had a love for Bingo and would play as often as she could. Bev enjoyed ceramics, gardening, and music.
Left to cherish her memory are three children and their spouses, Robert and Sue Loney of Vassar, Timothy and Joan Loney of Mayville, Sheri and Todd Beckrow of Caro; 13 grandchildren and their spouses, Jenn and Josh Dunham of Caro, Brenda Loney, Eric and Kimmy Loney, Kreg and Kelly Loney, DuWayne and Karmen Loney, all of Vassar, Jake and Ashley Loney of Mayville, Ryan and Kelsie Loney Vassar, Alex and Kyrstin Loney of Kingston, Nicole Hutchinson and Aaron of Vassar, Kyle Hutchinson and Amy of Gillette, Wyoming, Kaitlin Hutchinson of Vassar, Xavier Beckrow of Bay City, Kaila Beckrow of Vassar; 18 great-grandchildren with three more expected shortly; two sisters-in-law, Nancy Walker of California and Star Loney of Florida; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Bev was preceded in death by three brothers, Norman, LeRoy, and Joseph Walker; son-in-law, Roby Hutchinson; and great-grandson, Wade Dunham.
In keeping with Bev’s wishes, a private family service was held at Indianfields Township Cemetery in Caro. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Loney Family Discretionary Fund, c/o Sheri Beckrow, 205 West Sherman Street, Caro, MI 48723. The family was assisted with these arrangements by the Ransford Collon Funeral Home of Caro. Friends may share memories, thoughts and prayers online at www.RansfordCollon.com.