Gretchen Beach Luthy passed away at the Golden Eagle View Long Term Care facility, in Canmore, Alberta, Canada on Tuesday (Feb. 26, 2013) at the age of 97 years.
Gretchen was a member of a pioneer Ohio family and was born in Marietta on May 24, 1915. She was the daughter of the late Adam and Pearl Mason Beach of Lowell. Gretchen was predeceased by her loving husband of 60 years, Wallace. She is survived by her daughter Elaine of New York City, her son Gary (Jean) of Canmore, Alberta and her two granddaughters, Genevieve and Sarah both of Calgary, Alberta and her niece Geraldine Beach of Lowell. She was predeceased by her brother Gerald Beach, and his wife Ruth, both of Lowell, her nephew Joe Beach, and her son-in-law James Brennan, formerly of Wheeling.
A family memorial service will be held in Canmore, Alberta at a later date.