S: Beatrice Magdaline Plants
BC: Last family picture taken: 2002
FC: Beatrice Magdelene Plants | "Other things may change us, but we start and end with family." ~Anthony Brandt
1: Beatrice Magdelene Plants Born June 13, 1911 | This book is presented to you with love: Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma, on your 100th Birthday, June 13, 2011
2: Six Plants Kids on the Farm in Woodland, Michigan in 1916: Bill, Beatrice, Elsie, Eunice, Vernon, and Ward | Plants Family: Back Row: Beatrice, Elsie, Ward, Vernon, Eunice, Bill Front Row: Elon and Mary (Mom and Dad)
3: Paternal Grandparents: Mary Jane Hicks: November 1, 1858 - April 4, 1946 (from Ohio) Wilson Plants: April 26 1858-February 16, 1945 (from Canada) Married March 29, 1878 in Jamestown, Michigan | Maternal Grandparents: Nancy Ann Bowman: May 25, 1852 - March 23, 1919 (from Canada) Owen Levagood Dodge: August 1, 1847-September 12, 1935 (from Canada) Married May 5, 1874 in Kent County, Michigan | Parents: Mary Magdaline Dodge: April 13, 1881 - March 17, 1949 Elon Plants: April 24, 1879 - July 5, 1969 Married on May 2, 1901 in Gaines, Michigan Picture taken in 1946
4: Top Picture: Beatrice (right) and her friend playing in her yard. | Bottom Picture: Beatrice on June 11, 1924 in Woodland A paper balloon landed in the backyard, and Eunice made a dress for Beatrice out of the balloon and had her picture taken.
5: Beatrice graduated from Woodland High School in 1929 and was treasurer of her senior class. She then went on to attend Haney's Business School for training in becoming a secretary.
6: Gloria Joanne Born April 11, 1942 | Duane Gary Born March 25, 1945 | Gordon Harold Born March 18, 1941 | Harold Kenneth English met Beatrice at Banner Street Church. At the time, she was a secretary for her grandfather's insurance company. They married each other on March 29, 1934 This picture of them was taken on their 6th wedding anniversary. | Sandra Diane 1939
7: Gloria and Gordon December 1942 | Gloria and Gordon May 1944 | Duane, Gloria, Gordon November 1946 | Gordon: 4 years Gloria: 3 years Duane: 3 1/2 months 1945
8: 1948 | 1950 Gloria: 8 years old Duane: 5 years old Gordon: 9 years old | 1956 at Fort Mackinac
9: Gloria and Duane April 1956. | Duane with Susie, the family dog January 1956 | Gloria 1955 | Harold, Bea, Duane, and Gordon with Susie 1955 | 1956
10: Old Stomping Grounds... | The first family home was on College Street in Grand Rapids. After that, the family moved to a home they built on Rondo in 1954. The family moved after two years. | The family moved from the home on Rondo to a home in the city on Honeoye in 1956. | Home on Rondo | Home on Honeoye | The English family attended Banner Street Church in Burton Heights.
11: Gordon Harold English | Hawaii 1966 | February 1964 | Gordon lives in San Diego, CA
12: Gloria Joanne English (Reahm Berryman) | Married Terry Berryman on July 13, 1980 | 1959 | Gloria and Terry live in Nashville, IN
13: Terry and Gloria's two children are Pam and Kathy. Grandchildren are Abby and Rachel. | 2008
14: Pamela Ann Reahm (Lawrence Puls) Born April 8, 1970 ~ Oldest daughter of Gloria | Pam with Grandma on 3rd Birthday | Married Timothy Puls March 12, 2005
15: Abigail Beatrice Lawrence Born April 6, 1997 | Rachel Jo Lawrence Born November 5, 1998 | Blended Lawrence/Puls Family: Katie, Erin, Kyle, Pam, Rachel, Tim, and Abby | Pam and her family live in Mooresville, IN
16: Kathryn Joy Reahm Born June 28, 1973 ~Youngest daughter of Gloria | Kathy and her dog, Norman, live in Chicago, IL
17: Bea's birthday with family - June, 1982 | Family Picnic: Englishes, Hoorns, Eunice, Berrymans - mid 80s | First Great-Grandchild: Abigail Beatrice ~Four Generations
18: Duane Gary English | Married Karen Evelyn Freeland on June 14, 1968 | Duane and Karen live in Jenison, MI
19: Duane and Karen's three children are Jim, Jason, and Jared. Their eight grandchildren are Nathan, Drew, Amber, Christopher, Carson, Emilie, Micah, and Grant
20: James Matthew English Born April 7, 1974 ~Oldest son of Duane | Married Melissa June Loeks on July 13, 1996
21: Nathan James March 31, 2000 | Andrew Duane May 12, 2001 | Amber June July 14, 2003 | Jim and his family live in Dorr, MI
22: Married to Heather Leigh McKown on July 28, 2001 | Jason Mark English Born February 26, 1977 ~Middle son of Duane
23: Christopher Jason May 22, 2006 | Carson Paul October 30, 2008 | Emilie Shannon December 6, 2010 | Jason and his family live in Palatine, IL
24: Jared married Maria Roching Chi on October 1, 2005 | Jared Paul English Born July 11, 1979 ~Youngest son of Duane
25: Micah Jared August 22, 2008 | Grant Kenton May 12, 2010 | Jared and his family live in Shanghai, China
26: Beatrice married Mr. L. H. (Dick) Eisenlohr on January 6, 1977
27: Beatrice with Sister Elsie February 1975 | Sister Eunice, Sister-in-Law Gertrude, Beatrice, and Dick | December 1982 | Aboard "Carla C" Cruise Ship | Dick and Bea enjoyed nine loving years together spending time with family, traveling to Hawaii, taking cruises, and spending winters in Florida.
28: Times with the grand-children | and great- grand-childen | 1974 | 1981 | 1991 | 2002 | 2001