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Every attempt is made to provide up-to-date service information. Notices listed here may or may not have an obituary posted on our site due to family wishes. On-line condolences are open to send up to a few days following services, and obituaries are kept on-line to view for about six months.

If you wish to view an obituary not posted or if you have other questions, please give us a call 715.830.5470, or send a us an email.

Eau Claire Community Outreach Events

UW-EC STUDENTS TOUR EVERGREEN
Students from the UW-Eau Claire will tour our funeral home in November. Participants make up students from both the nursing and social work programs at the University. We host this tour annually for both the fall and spring semesters.

If you have a group or are an individual that would like a tour of our funeral home, please contact us either by sending an email or by calling at 715-830-5470.

Comments from past participants:
"I have been excited for this field trip since before the semester even started. ...I feel the Beede's are very careful to respect the dignity and worth of an individual even after death."

"..the tour was extremely interesting. Jeff showed us a lot behind the scenes I would never have been able to see otherwise. He demystified the whole funeral process and made it less scary."

"The funeral home tour was fun for me. It really shot down the wrong ideas that I had associated with them."

"I liked the fact they do everything in their funeral home when someone has chosen cremation. I think that gives families a sense of ease that they don't need to worry about where their loved one is."

Expression of Thanks

Family of Marci Siker
Kelly and Jeff, thank you for guiding us through the final services for Marci, you made everything run smoothly. Your professionalism and calm demeanor were greatly appreciated.
Best wishes, Carrie Storrs

Family of Lyle Woodford
Jeff and Kelly, thank you on behalf of our entire family for your help with our family and Dad's memorial service. Everything went so smoothly, and I especially appreciated your directing us when and where to go. Personally, my mind was in a fog some of the time.
Sue

Family of Cory Astrup
Jeff and Kelly,
Thank you for the care you gave us and continue to give us during this rough time. The Astrups

Family of Adele and Arthur Carlson
Jeff and Kelly, I must say you two not only excel at your business, but do it in a spirit of kindness and compassion. Things are settling into "normal" pace here. You made that easier, turning grimness into warmth, and mourning into a smile!
Thank you, Dave and Sue Carlson

Family of Harlan Ness
Dear Jeff and Kelly, Once again our family is writing to THANK YOU for your wonderful care of our family. We are thankful you do what you do... death is hard enough, but having you as director make it all easier. Thank you again.

Donald Lee Family
Thank you so much for all your help with Don's memorial service. You are so great at making a difficult situation very much easier. Thanks again!

Family of Caroline Wirkus
Thank you Jeff and Kelly, I appreciate your generosity and thank you very much for carrying me through a tough time in my life. You lightened my load and I thank you for that. Augie Wirkus

Family of Aubie House
Jeff and Kelly, Thank you for the caring and supportive guidance you provided during the loss of Aubie. You did a wonderful job of making sure every detail was in place.

Family of Fred Price
Jeff and Kelly, Thank you so much for your kindness and compassion shown to us in planning and caring out of the service and luncheon for the end of life services for Fred. It was greatly appreciated.

BOETCHER, Howard "Butch" F., age 92
Died: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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BOWE, Darin P., age 50
Died: Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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DASCHER, Lois M., age 95
Died: Friday, April 7th, 2017
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DEBROCK, Janis M., age 65
Died: Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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DOUPHNER, Joan "Jo" L., age 85
Died: Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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GOFF, Phyllis N., age 91
Died: Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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GOTTER, Cyndy L., age 58
Died: Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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HOLT, Bernice M., age 96
Died: Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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HOUSE, Elizabeth "Liz" A., age 84
Died: Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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JOHNSON, Basil "Jet" L., age 84
Died: Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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JOHNSON, Thomas F., age 79
Died: Monday, September 18th, 2017
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LAHNER, Madalynn Mae, age 0
Died: Friday, May 26th, 2017
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LAYLAND, Ray R., age 87
Died: Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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LEITZKE, Violet B., age 87
Died: Monday, April 10th, 2017
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NANSTAD, David A., age 59
Died: Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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NICHOLS, Beryl M., age 81
Died: Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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NISSALKE, Gary L., age 72
Died: Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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OLSON, Audrey F., age 89
Died: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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POPE, LouAnn C., age 81
Died: Friday, May 5th, 2017
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RACE JR., Robert M., age 72
Died: Friday, July 21st, 2017
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SCHLIEVE, Jean Davey, age 89
Died: Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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SCHULTZ, Jessie B., age 85
Died: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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SEWELL, Melvin C., age 87
Died: Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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SHERMAN, Thomas R., age 95
Died: Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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SIKER, Marcia "Marci" A., age 86
Died: Monday, July 31st, 2017
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STANGEL, Michael D., age 70
Died: Monday, April 17th, 2017
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TOMASHEK, Joyce A., age 87
Died: Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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WALTMIRE, Richard K., age 91
Died: Monday, April 17th, 2017
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WEISER, Scott P., age 62
Died: Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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WOODFORD, Lyle E., age 84
Died: Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
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