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Gerald Lee Beckrow
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Gerald Lee Beckrow, age 44 years, of Murray Road, Caro, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2007 at Marlette United Hospice Residence following a year long battle with cancer. He was born on October 30, 1962 at Caro and was a lifelong resident.

He was a Caro High School Graduate. Gerald Beckrow and the former Valerie Dost were united in marriage on October 25, 1979 at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Caro. He was employed for thirteen years at Pioneer Work and Learn in Vassar and most recently on building and grounds at Albar Industries in Lapeer. He attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in Caro. Gerald was an out-of-doors person and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed the Detroit Tigers and trips to the casino.

He is survived by his wife Valerie Beckrow; his children, Jeannie (Nathan) Hennessey of Cass City, Ben Beckrow and his girlfriend Savannah Ramsey of Caro; his loving granddaughter, Emmalyn; his mother, Sharron Beckrow; siblings, Jack Raymond (Rhonda) Beckrow Jr., Pamela (Roy Jr.) Jaster, Todd Wayne (Sheri) Beckrow all of Caro, David Emery (Robin) Beckrow of Cass City; his father-in-law, Paul Dost of Caro; his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and in-laws.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Beckrow Sr.; a sister, Katherine Bennett; his grandparents, John and Ruth Osborn; and his mother-in-law, Frieda Dost.

The funeral service will be held at the Collon Funeral Home in Caro on Saturday, July 21, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Cameron Steele, officiating.

Burial will be at East Dayton Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the Collon Funeral Home on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be made to United Hospice House in Marlette or St. Paul Lutheran Church in Caro.

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