Date of Birth

November 18, 1922
Lawrence, Michigan

Date of Death

June 2, 2017
Mattawan, Michigan

Naomi P. Beeching, 94, of Lawrence went to be with the Lord Friday, June 2, 2017. She was born Nov. 18, 1922, in Lawrence, Mich., the daughter of Arthur and Mildred (Sutherby) Moses. She was united in marriage to Charles W. Beeching on Oct. 31, 1939. He preceded her on Sept. 23, 2009. Also preceding her were her parents; three brothers: Max, George and Jud Moses, and a daughter-in-law, Barbara Beeching.

Naomi was a member of the East Arlington Baptist Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher, organist and treasurer for many years. Naomi was a store clerk at M&M Foods in Lawrence, worked on the family farm and also at Adams Electronics in Bangor. Naomi enjoyed her summers in the Upper Peninsula where she spent time entertaining family and friends and discovering all that the U.P. had to offer. She loved family gatherings, gardening, making maple syrup and crossword puzzles.

Naomi is survived by four children: William (Joyce) Beeching, Charles Beeching, Bonna (John Cady) Beeching and Bette (Richard) Kabat all of Lawrence; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren, and a sister, Virginia Warsko of Watervliet.

Naomi’s family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the East Arlington Baptist Church in Lawrence and again from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday prior to Naomi’s celebration of life service. Pastor Glen Cowles will officiate. Naomi will be laid to rest next to her husband at Hicks Cemetery in Arlington Township. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the church or to the hospice of your choice. The family has entrusted the Calvin Funeral Home, Hartford, with arrangements. Those wishing to leave memorial condolences for the family may do so at

6 Responses to Obituaries: Naomi P. Beeching

  • Calvin Funeral Home says:

    Please post any condolences for Naomi P. Beeching in the “Leave Your Condolences” comment section below. All e-mail contact information will be made private, but will be given to the family during the services. Our thoughts and prayers go to Naomi’s family during their time of grief.

  • Sherry Deloach says:

    Bette and Family,

    So sorry for your loss. I would pass your mothers room every day and say hi to her. You took great care of your mom. I am sorry I cannot make the celebration of her life on Wednesday, You and your family are in my thoughts & prayers.

    Sherry Creagan DeLoach

  • Rick McDaniel says:

    Wit-Grace-Class and Kindness! She will be sorely missed. May God Keep you in his hands during this time of loss. Our sincerest condolences and heartfelt prayers.

    The McDaniel Family

    • Bette Kabat says:

      Thank you Rick, she will be missed by many but is in God’s loving arms now and who could ask for more than that.

  • Eleanor Batts and family says:

    Our condolences to your family in the passing of your mother. It was a privilege to interact with her at the dinner table at Bronson Commons. Mom will miss her “table mate” and friend. We pray for God’s comfort and grace for you and your families.

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