Theresa Beeler, 80, entered into rest on October 30, 2011 with family by her side. She was born on November 15, 1930 in Modesto and had been a resident of Ripon for 60 years.
Theresa enjoyed doing needlepoint, making latch hook rugs, reading, & playing the Swiss card game of Jass with friends & family. She was also on a bowling league. She sang as a member of the SJV Swiss Echoes for 50 years. She also played the piano with Swiss Bands for dances & parties in various locations in CA, WA, OR, & also on a couple of cruises. She was a member of the SJV Swiss Club & St. Patrick’s Church. Her greatest love was her family who she devoted her life to. She was a loving & caring person who touched the hearts of many and will be missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her husband Adolph and their sons Frank & Ernest. Theresa is survived by her children Joe & Theresa Beeler of Ripon, Margaret (Gigi) & Allen Ming of Escalon; daughter-in-law Diana Beeler of Ripon & Anna Smartt of Ripon: siblings Frank & Elinor Aufdermaur of Ripon, Margarite & Ron Bauer of Montana, Carl & Carol Aufdermaur of Stockton, Ann Mary & Steve Critchlow of Utah, 10 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews & extended family.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 6 from 2-4pm at Deegan Ripon Memorial Chapel. Her Rosary-Mass Funeral will be on Monday, November 7 at 10am at St. Patrick's Church with burial to follow at St. John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society or charity of your choice.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Thursday, November 3, 2011