Gilbert Francis Beardslee

Feb 8, 1922 - Nov 7, 2010

Obituary

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. Born February 8, 1922, passed away on November 7, 2010. Loving husband of Pearl Beardslee. Devoted father to Barry Habel, Sharon (Garlick), Dianna Beardslee, Debbie (Williams), and Doug Beardslee. Grandfather of 13 and great-grandfather of 5. Loving brother to his twin sister Nellie (Funk), sister Carmel (Tetlow), and sister Christine (Finch). Preceded in death by his father Gilbert, his mother Nellie Louise, brother Stewart, and sister Irene (Hadley). Third generation native of Sacramento, graduated from McClatchy High School, and served honorably in the US Army in World War II, attained the rank of Captain, and awarded the bronze star while stationed and fighting in the European theatre of England, Belgium and France. Gil was loved and admired by many friends and business associates alike. An avid hunter and fisherman, he loved camping and being outdoors, and as he grew older he also especially loved the company of his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation and viewing to be held Thursday Nov. 11, from 5-8 PM at East Lawn Chapel – 43rd & Folsom Blvd, Sacramento. Private burial for family and extended family will be held Friday Nov. 12, 12 PM at Quiet Haven Memorial Cemetery – 9899 Elder Creek Road, Sacramento, CA. Friends and family invited to join us for a memorial service at 2 PM, Friday Nov 12, at East Lawn Chapel – 43rd & Folsom Blvd, Sacramento. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a Parkinson’s Research Foundation of your choice.

Funeral Home:
Andrews & Greilich Mortuary
3939 Fruitridge Road
Sacramento, CA
US 95820

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