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“To my Father my lifelong friend.I will miss you so much but what memories you left for me to keep and cherish for the rest of my life and hand down...Read More »
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“To Merse, My deepest sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your Dad. My prayers are with you all. ”
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“My favorite thing about Uncle Mike was his novelty voice. It was always easy to to find him at our large Beary gatherings. He must be so proud of all...Read More »
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“To my Pop, You know that you are a wonderful Father, their is no doubt.You were a wonderful provider and you always made life so much fun for all of...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Patty(Beary) Pazin

“Dearest Paula and Family, We are so very sorry for your loss. May faith and love give you comfort. Love, Colleen & Mark Wheatley ”
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“To Aunt Merse and Family, We will miss Uncle Mike deeply. His bigger than life laugh was always a pleasure to be around. His kind words and thoughts...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jeanine (Shissler) Gray

“I was deeply saddened to hear of Mike's passing. My fondest memories of my life in Illinois were of the great get-togethers for the Beary family. I...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Pat Miller

“Dear Aunt Mers - I love you and am praying for you. "Those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Peter Stawnyczy

“Uncle Mike: You were a fun & helpful uncle to me. Growing up, you took the time to help me with jobs and with fun times at your old house on the...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Larry Shissler & Family

“Dear Aunt Mers and family, I've been thinking of all of you all weekend. And at the same time remembering Uncle Mike in such a good way. He will be...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Ginger and Marshall Welch

“My heart and prayers go out to you and your family during this very difficult time. May the memories serve to comfort you and give you strength. ...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: "Jose Munoz Jr,"

“We were very sorry to hear of Mike's passing on. I enjoyed talking with him at our Reunion in Phoenix in 2007. Our thoughts and Prayers are with all...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Chuck and Joyce Bowling

“Our hearts and prayers are with you all. Rob and Mike were bunkmates on the Chauncey up till Rob was transferred off. We are both so happy we were...Read More »
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Michael Beary, 75 of Aurora, formally of Geneva, and Elburn. He was born November 12, 1933 in Chicago IL. the son of the late John and Alma (Christiansen) Beary. He passed away October 30th 2009 peacefully with his family by his side at Rush-Copley Medical Center, Aurora.

He is survived by his wonderful loving wife, Mersene (Schatz) Beary and their 7 children; Catherine (Gary) Pack, of St. Charles, Alma (John Siebold) Counihan of Cortland, Michael John (Diane) Beary of LaFox, Patty (Barry) Pazin of Elburn, Paula (Ken) Schatz of West Chicago, Theresa (Ed Grzesiak) Robnett of DeKalb, and Mersene (Lloyd) Fletcher of Aurora; 22 Grandchildren, 6 Great grandchildren with one on the way.

He has 5 surviving siblings, Betty Shissler, Mary Sheldon, Nancy Stawnyczy, John Beary, and Joe Beary.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his youngest sister Alma Laura Long.

Visitation will be held Thursday 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. November 5, 2009 at The Healy Chapel 370 Division Dr. Sugar Grove, IL. A Funeral Mass will be held Friday 10:00 a.m. November 6, 2009 at Holy Angels Catholic Church (corner of Hardin and Lancaster) Aurora. Interment will take place at St. Mary's Cemetery in West Chicago, IL.