Oscoda County Herald

Beverly Szubelak, née Tomlinson

Died January 31, 2022

Beverly Szubelak, née Tomlinson, age 93, was born November 9, 1928, and went to be with the Lord on January 31, 2022.

Beverly graduated from Detroit’s Southeastern High School. She was taught to play the piano and received classical voice training at the renowned Detroit Institute of Music and made an operatic album. Beverly and her family lived in St. Clair Shores before moving to Mio with the purchase of the Mio Motel in 1973.

Beverly loved praising God through song. She served as a praise and worship leader in evangelistic services. A talented pianist, she played for a variety of churches in the Mio area. Beverly was a missionary in Harvest Missions International and served in Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Sterling), Ireland (Belfast and Armah), England (London), the Native American Nations in Oklahoma, and throughout Michigan over a 20-year period.

Loving God and family was her passion. Her light will not dim and continues to shine brightly in loving memory.

Beverly is survived by her children:  Peter (Joanne) and Lisa Daniels (Frank); grandchildren: Jade (Chris) Olds, Pierson (Mavis) Szubelak, Indigo (Jens) Brown, Camille (Alex) Lutz, Hudson (Korynn) Szubelak, and Gavin, Mason, and Drayton Daniels as well as ten great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Peter, in 2016.

Per Beverly’s wishes, cremation has taken place. There will be a celebration of life held on Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Mio New Hope Assembly of God, 520 8th Street, Mio, Michigan.

Arrangements were handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, Michigan.