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Mary Ann Beebe
(11-04-1925 - 06-06-2016)

Mary Ann Beebe
11/4/1925 - 6/6/2016

Mary Ann Beebe of Norridge, IL passed away peacefully at her Central Baptist Village Home on Monday, June 6, 2016. She was born November 4, 1925 , the daughter of Ralph and Mae Beebe of Missoula Montana. She was a long time resident of Elgin, Il, moving to Chicago and Norridge after her retirement.
Mary Ann was the CEO of the Sybaquay Girl Scout Council (now the Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois). Shabbona Hills, a Girl Scout Outdoor Center in McHenry County was renamed the Mary Ann Beebe Center to honor her over 30 years of service as CEO of the council.
She loved volunteering her time for many organizations - especially in retirement with the Lincoln Park Zoo and Norwood Senior Network's home-delivered meals program. Time with her sister, nieces and nephews - their children and grandchildren was cherished.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Merrill and Harold Beebe, and her sister Marjorie Beebe Anderson. She is survived by her sister Vivian Beebe Barrent, twenty nieces and nephews and many great and great great nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held at Laird Funeral Home 310 S. State Street (Hwy 31) Elgin, Il on June 18, 2016 at 2 p.m. Visitation will be held at the Funeral Home from 1 p.m. until the time of the Memorial Service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Campership Fund at Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois (12N124 Coombs Road, Elgin, IL 60124) , the Memory Garden at Central Baptist Village (4747 N. Canfield Road, Norridge, IL 60706) , P.A.W.S. (1997 N. Clybourne, Chicago, Il 60614), or your local Animal Shelter. For additional information please call 847 741 8800 or visit online www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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