Jarah Beers

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 28, 2009

Funeral services for Jarah Margaret Beers, age 23, of Rochester, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Albert Lea.  The Rev. John Bromeland will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
Jarah died Saturday May 23, 2009, in Rochester.
Jarah Margaret Beers was born on Oct. 15, 1985, to Tom and Shelly (Schmitt) Beers in Albert Lea. She went to school in Lake Mills, Iowa. Jarah lived in both Emmons and Lake Mills. She moved to Rochester several years ago and was working at the Holiday Inn in Rochester. Jarah was a very social person who enjoyed visiting with people. She also enjoyed helping her mom in the garden. Jarah was honored to be the godmother to her friend’s son, Carter.
Survivors include her parents, Shelly Beers of Emmons and Tom (Nancy Peterson) Beers of Lake Mills; sister, Stacia Beers of Albert Lea; grandparents, Margaret and Donald Schmitt of Emmons; aunt, Cindy (Randy) LaCore of Kiester; uncle, Chad (Kris) Schmitt of Apple Valley; and several cousins.
Jarah was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ruth and Leonard Beers; aunts, Sonja Farmer and Jaqueline Jepson; and uncle, Daniel Schmitt.

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