August 20, 1942 — January 6, 2019
Beatrice Gertrude "Bea" (Crona) Roelofsz, 76, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2019, with family at her side. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am, followed by a service celebrating Bea's life at 10:00 am, on Thursday, January 10, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, State Route 291 at NE 96th Street, Liberty, MO. Burial will follow in Glenridge Cemetery.
Bea was born August 20, 1942, in Detroit, Michigan, the eldest daughter of Robert Edwin and Constance (Wegrzynowicz) Crona. Along with her parents, Bea was preceded in death by her sister, Clare (Crona) Nichols.
Bea was a lifelong Catholic and her faith was very important to her. She received her Bachelor's degree in Education from the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, MI. Following graduation in the early 1960's, teaching would remain her lifelong passion. In addition to other jobs, Bea enjoyed real estate sales.
Bea was a loving mother of four: Dawn Roelofsz, Laura Rushay (Sam), Michael Roelofsz (Lisa) and Mary Roelofsz; and beloved grandmother of Cassandra Messer (Jake), Erica Roelofsz, David Roelofsz, Claire Rushay, Jake Roelofsz and Joseph Rushay. Bea was greatly loved and will be missed by all her family.
She was a devoted friend, great listener, and cared about and showed interest in all people. She also had a great love for animals.
Visitation will begin at 9:00 am, followed by a service celebrating Bea’s life at 10:00 am, on Thursday, January 10, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, State Route 291 at NE 96th Street, Liberty, MO. Burial will follow in Glenridge Cemetery.