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Obituary for Beulah Jean "Boots" Perez (Rich)

Beulah “Boots” Jean Perez

87, of Port Huron, passed away on Monday, November 23, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Deckerville, Michigan on June 30, 1933, daughter of the late Earl and Bertha (Williams) Rich.

She married Carlos Perez.

Beulah graduated from Deckerville High School. She loved listening to the Sandusky Baptist Church radio station and polka on the radio every Saturday and Sunday. She enjoyed crocheting, crafting, collecting over 300 elephants, and playing bingo. She especially loved camping and all things outdoors, as well as spending quality time with family and friends.

She is survived by her children, Dorothy Essenmacher, Carlos (Gerri) Perez, Ida Thompson, Olga J. (Sam) Braley, and Rebecca (John) Kennedy all of Port Huron; brother, Carl (Donna) Rich; her best friend since 1942, Aunt Rose; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Beulah was preceded in death by her daughter, Olga May; four sisters; and eight brothers.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 24, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Smith Family Funeral Home-Hancock Street. Funeral services will be Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home with visitation beginning at 10:30 a.m. Reverend Max Amstutz will officiate. Interment will follow at Downing Cemetery in Deckerville.

Memorials are suggested to the family or McLaren Hospice.

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