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Grace Elizabeth "Granny" Simmers Beauchot
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Birth: May 21, 1904
Monroeville
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1997
New Haven
Allen County
Indiana, USA

Wife of Leo Beauchot
Mother of Richard and Luella

*Grace was my great-grandma. She grew up on the historic Lincoln Highway (Sugar Ridge Rd.) down the way from Townley, Indiana. She was a very loving granny to her grandchildren and us great-grandkids. She was an awesome cook and her family get-togethers were always anticipated. Her homemade cookies and hard candy were always on hand. Granny always had RC Cola and goodies to wind us kids up. Her house was always open for us kids to drop in and she always had the best stories of the past and local history.
Granny outlived both of her children, Richard at the young age of 37 in 1964 due to heart problems and her daughter Luella to cancer in 1994.
Granny is loved and missed by all who were lucky enough to know her.


Grace E. Beauchot, 93, of Monroeville, passed away at 3:40 a.m. Friday morning, October 10, 1997 at Harborside Healthcare, New Haven, where she had been admitted just a few hours prior to her death. She had fallen at her apartment in Monroeville on Sunday and fractured her hip.
Mrs. Beauchot was born on May 21, 1904 at Allen County, Indiana to Charles and Louella (Freese) Simmers. She had been a resident of the Monroeville area most all of her life. She was a homemaker and she also had been employed at Tokheim Corporation, Fort Wayne and the Squeeze Inn Restaurant in Monroeville many years ago. She had attended the East Liberty United Methodist Church.
She was married on July 8, 1924 at Hillsdale, Michigan to Leo F. Beauchot. He passed away on October 22, 1976. In addition to her husband, Mrs. Beauchot was already preceeded in death by one son, Richard Beauchot and by one daughter, Mrs. Sam (Luella K.) Frasure.
Surviving are grandchildren, Mrs. Dave (Judy K.) Paris and Lee Ann "Sissy" Frasure, both of Monroeville, Sammy M. Frasure of Wawaka, Indiana, Lynn E. Frasure of Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Rick V. Frasure of Monroeville, Indiana, Mrs. David (Mary Ann) Witte and Debbie Beauchot, both of Monroeville. Also surviving are eight great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation was from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Marquart & Jacobs Funeral Home, Monroeville and an hour before services at the church. Funeral services were Monday, October 13, 1997 at East Liberty United Methodist Church, Monroeville with Pastor Rick Borgman officiating. Burial was in Monroeville Memorial Cemetery.
Preferred memorials to the church, Monroeville EMS or Monroeville Fire Department. Pallbearers included: Rod Kever, Troy Frasure, Bill Paris, Dave Paris, Rich Heischman and Dave Simmers. A luncheon was served in the American Legion Hall following the services. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Harvey Simmers (1864 - 1936)
  Louella Oris Freese Simmers (1866 - 1949)
 
 Spouse:
  Leo Frederick Beauchot (1903 - 1976)
 
 Children:
  Luella Katherine Beauchot Frasure (1924 - 1994)*
  Richard L. Beauchot (1927 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vernon Franklin Simmers (1891 - 1967)*
  Joseph Harvey Simmers (1893 - 1961)*
  Mae Matilda Simmers Marquardt (1896 - 1991)*
  Franklin S. Simmers (1898 - 1907)*
  Marie Beatrice Simmers Hively (1901 - 1981)*
  Grace Elizabeth Simmers Beauchot (1904 - 1997)
  Charles Walter Simmers (1906 - 1971)*
  William Russell Simmers (1911 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Monroeville Memorial Cemetery
Monroeville
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Plot: sec B lot 85 grave 174
 
Created by: Trina
Record added: May 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19314247
Grace Elizabeth Granny <i>Simmers</i> Beauchot
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