Beth L. Tkach

Beth L. Tkach, age 58, of Lapeer, went to be with her Lord and Savior on April 3, 2018 while at home with her loving family beside her.

Beth was born in Lapeer, Michigan, to the late Ivan and Lila Tracy.  She married Gerald T. Tkach on December 22, 1987.  Beth was a member of the Columbiaville United Methodist Church, Cancer Support Group of Lapeer, and worked for Head Start for 30 years.  She enjoyed playing euchre, a good game of Scrabble, collecting Longaberger baskets, traveling, reading, but most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.  

Beth is survived by her husband Gerald, children: Lynne Walsh, Lesia Tkach, Anastasia Tkach, siblings: Anne Tompkins, Theo (Donna) O’Dell, Ray (Madonna) O’Dell, Duane (Kathy) O’Dell, Douglas (Kristine) O’Dell, Karen (James) Bolz, and Susan Tracy.   She is also survived by her grandchildren: Arianna, Ella, Omri, Henri, and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, and siblings: Carol, Harriett, and Timothy.  

Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM on Monday, April 9, 2018 at the Columbiaville United Methodist Church. Reverend Esther Irish officiating.    Friends may visit at Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville 6:00 PM till 9:00 PM on Saturday, and 12:00 PM till 6:00 PM on Sunday.   Interment Novesta Twp. Cemetery.  

Memorial contributions in memory of Beth may be made to the church or Metavivor Support & Research for Breast Cancer.    Please share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at