Mary Jane Beaulieu, 88 of Eau Claire passed away on May 8, 2018 at The Classics Memory Care in Altoona.

Mary was born on January 2, 1930 to Samuel and Charlotte (Brown) Hallangar in Eau Claire. She graduated from Eau Claire High School. She married William J. Beaulieu on July 3, 1948 and together they had three children and enjoyed 49 years of marriage until her husband’s death in 1997. She spent many wonderful years at their cabin with family and friends; hunting, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors. She also enjoyed crocheting and made many beautiful doilies and afghans.

Mary is survived by her sons, Steven (Brenda) Beaulieu of Barron, Michael (Nancy) Beaulieu of Hayward, and Robert (Cindy) Beaulieu of Eau Claire; two sisters, Beverly Mahoney of Chippewa falls and Sharon (Eddie) Apfel of Rice Lake; brother, Jerome Hoff of Bloomer; sister in law Jan Hoff of Cumberland; 16 grandchildren, and 29 great grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her husband, William Beaulieu; brothers Howard, Quinten, and Charlie Hoff; brother in law, Jim Mahoney; and great grandson, Wylan Vobornik.

Mary’s family would like to thank the staff at The Classics Memory Care and Mayo Hospice nurses for all the care and compassion given to her.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:00 am at Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. Julianne Lepp officiating. Visitation will be Monday, May 14, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm and one hour prior to the services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends and family may leave online condolences at


  1. I am a mayo clinic hospice volunteer and was very fortunate to have met with your mom weekly. I truly enjoyed every visit with her. She talked alot about hunting, the cranberry big and crocheting. She was the delight of my week. I am so sorry for your loss and I will miss her.




    GOD BLESS!!!


  3. Deepest Sympathies to Mary’s family. May the good memories help you get through this time of sorrow.

  4. Bob, Cindy and Family,

    I am sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a wonderful woman, I was always so impressed by her. My Dad always had a soft spot for her and admired her for hunting and fishing skills. I know you have many wonderful memories of time spent with her and your father. I hope that brings you comfort at this difficult time.

    Jill (Gilchrist) Casey

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