Edith M. Beaudoin

AHMEEK – Edith M. Beaudoin, 96, a former resident of Ahmeek, passed away March 12, 2016, at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility, with her son and his wife by her side.

Edith was born on April 1, 1919, to John and Ellen (Erickson) Talvensaari in Painesdale.

She graduated from night school at Hancock High School with her daughter.

In 1935, she was married to William Beaudoin and he preceded her in death on September 28, 1972.

Edith was preceded in death by her husband, William; her parents; brothers, Roy and John Talvensaari; grandchildren, David Nurmi, Susan and Tammy Smiley; and son-in-law, Richard Murgatroy.

She is survived by six children, Marie (Henry) Nurmi, Judith (Jerry) Smiley, Elizabeth Murgatroy, Sandra (William) Rogina, Michael (Carrie) Beaudoin, Mary (Kurt) Wiinamaki; brother, Robert (Darlene) Talvensaari; sister-in-law, Marion Talvensaari; 15 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

According to her wishes, Edith was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson .com

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.