Mary Lou Beaudry

Mary Lou Beaudry

MARQUETTE, MI – Mary Lou Beaudry, 82, of Marquette, passed away Saturday evening, February 8, 2020, at U.P. Health System-Marquette.

Mary Lou was born on August 11, 1937, in Marquette, one of five children born to the late Henning and Evelyn (Peterson) Anderson. She attended Graveraet High School and on April 3, 1954, she married, Roy L. “Babe” Beaudry, Jr., in Marquette.

Mary Lou was formerly employed at Marquette General Hospital in the laundry department for 31 years, retiring as supervisor. In her younger years she was employed at the former Coffee Cup restaurant as a waitress. In her free time Mary Lou was an avid St. Vincent de Paul Society shopper.

Survivors include three children, Vicki Robinson, Cheryl Marr and Michael Beaudry, all of Marquette; eight grandchildren, Jason, Clay, Janel, Nicole, Chad, Brad, Cori and Michael, Jr.; 15 great-grandchildren; one brother, Willie (Nancy) Peterson of Marquette; one sister, Donna Johnson of Marquette; also numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death besides her parents was her husband, “Babe” Beaudry on August 1, 1997; two brothers, Charles (Joan) Anderson and James (Jean) Anderson; and a son-in-law, Paul Robinson.

Visitation will be on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Canale-Tonella Funeral Home where a funeral service will take place in the funeral home at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Greg Heikkala officiating. Burial will take place in the Holy Cross Cemetery in the spring.

Mary Lou’s obituary can also be viewed at canalefuneral.com where memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com.