Eugene E. Beaune
Eugene E. Beaune
  • June 20, 1925 - December 25, 2016
  • Eaton Rapids, Michigan

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Age 91, formerly of Brimley, MI, passed on December 25, 2016. He was born June 20, 1925, in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, to Edward and Lottie Beaune.
He served our country during WWII in the United States Navy. Retired after 40 years of being an operating engineer with local 324, he continued working for CATA for 20 additional years. A longtime member of the First United Methodist Church of Mason, he and his wife Mary Jane were also avid Euchre players. His love for playing cards has been permanently embedded in his grandchildren. He was the #1 fan for all sporting events of his grandchildren along with his Tigers and Wolverines. His contagious smile and quick wit will be missed dearly.
Preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Jane; 3 sisters, Margaret, Theresa, Anna; 4 brothers, Phil, Ed, Bill, Vic; and granddaughter, Kelly Marie VanderVeen. He is remembered in the hearts of his family; son, Robert (Elizabeth) Beaune; daughter, Gail (Garry) VanderVeen; grandchildren, Stephanie (Nathanial) Ranke, Brian, Kimberly, Brittany, Brooke, Brett; great-grandson, Kaleb Walters; his brothers, Tom (Linda) Beaune and Joe Beaune along with many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, January 7, 2017, at the First United Methodist Church of Mason, 201 E. Ash Street, Mason, MI with Rev. Donna Minarik officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 6, from 5 - 8 p.m. at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson St., Mason and one hour prior to the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice, 865 S. Cedar St. Mason, MI 48854.