Dana Ranae Beach, age 42 of Nashville and formerly of Bartelso, born November 3, 1972 in Belleville, a daughter of William and Patricia Ann, nee Albers, Beach, died Thursday, October 1, 2015 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.
Dana was a member of the Catholic Faith and she loved spending time with her nieces and nephew, watching NASCAR, shopping, listening to country music and going to concerts. She also received several medals while competing on the balance beam in the Special Olympics.
Surviving are her parents, William and Patricia Ann Beach of Oakdale; a brother, Clinton Beach and wife Kristie of Breese; a sister, Ashley Beach of O’Fallon, MO; nephew and nieces, Trevor Jansen, Willow Toennies, and Kinsley Beach; uncles and aunts, Donald Albers and wife Cindy of Chicago, Allen Albers and wife Madonna, LouAnn Albers-Beckmann, LeaAnn Albers all of Germantown, and Linda McFain and husband Terry of Pocahontas; and several cousins.
Dana was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Virgil H. and Helen, nee Matthews, Albers and Bernice, nee Diesen, Albers; and her paternal grandparents, James Gordon and Ellen Louise, nee Petersen, Beach.
Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown with Fr. James Buerster and Deacon Rich Bagby officiating. Interment will follow in St. Boniface Cemetery, Germantown.
Visitation will be Monday, October 5, 2015 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and again on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown.
Memorials can be made to Clinton County Humane Society, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital for Cerebral Palsy Research and Care, or to the Clinton County Special Olympics and will be received at the funeral home.
Moss Funeral Home
600 Railroad Street
Germantown, IL 62245