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Beverly J. Mach

May 15, 1936 ~ October 9, 2019 (age 83)

Beverly J. Mach, age 83, of Gowen, passed away early Wednesday morning, October 9, 2019, at Spectrum Health Rehab & Nursing Center-United Hospital in Greenville.  The daughter of Frank & Betty (Martin) Patterson, she was born on May 15, 1936 in Detroit. 

On June 6, 1953, in Westland, she married Russell B. Mach, and together they raised two children and enjoyed 49 years of marriage, until Russ passed away on October 26, 2002.  She was also preceded in death by her parents;  and a daughter, Lou Ann Mach on Aug. 26, 1973. 

Beverly was the office manager for Russ Mach Excavating and in retirement, she and Russ enjoyed traveling in their motorhome.  Beverly was skilled at needlecrafts and enjoyed sewing, embroidery and crocheting.

Surviving are her son, Tony Mach of Cary, Illinois;  three siblings, Gary & Irene Patterson of Carlton, Pat & Mary Jo Patterson of Florida, and Betty Lou & Jim Whitehill of Jackson; siblings in-law, Angie Mach of Dearborn Heights, and Judith Mach-Volker of Canton; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation is from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday at Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, 511 S. Franklin Street, Greenville, where funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.  The Rev. John Kirkman will officiate and burial will follow at Rest Haven Memory Gardens, Belding.

Envelopes for memorial contributions to the Spectrum Health United Memorial Foundation will be available at the funeral home.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Beverly's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.

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