Marie T. (Smith) Beucler

November 4, 1929 ~ January 28, 2019 (age 89)

Marie T. Beucler, 89, of Columbia City, passed away at 3:35 p.m., on Monday, January 28, 2019, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Born in Fort Wayne, on November 4, 1929, to the late, James and Agnes (Klug) Smith. She spent her formative years in Fort Wayne, graduating from Central Catholic High School.

Marie married Richard Beucler on January 14, 1950, in Fort Wayne. The couple lived in Fort Wayne until 1970, when they relocated to Little Crooked Lake. Richard preceded her in death on September 6, 1994.

She was a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church.

Marie is survived by her daughter, Diana (Ed) Muehlfeld; two sons, Dennis (LuAnn) Beucler and Timothy (Laura) Beucler; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded by four brothers, Donald, James, Walter and Richard Smith.

Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. John Bosco Catholic Church on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., calling one hour prior to the service at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home.

Family will also receive friends on Friday, February 1, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., with Holy Rosary at 8:00 p.m.

Burial taking place at Ege Catholic Cemetery, Ege.

In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the church for Masses or St. Jude's Children's Hospital.

Online note to the family at

Donations may be made to:

St. Johns Bosco Catholic Church
Churubusco IN 46723

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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