Beatrice was born on Oct. 25, 1917 in Rosebud, the daughter of Henry and Connie Steinkamp. On Nov. 29, 1942 in Cape Girardeau, Mo., Beatrice married Fred Leo Glass. Fred passed away on Oct. 2, 1995.
Beatrice attended River Valley Christian Fellowship in Bourbonnais, enjoyed sewing, embroidery, crossword puzzles, baking and loved to watch game shows and play board games.
She is survived by her daughter, Deloris Bess of Kankakee; one sister, Maryalice Lott of Clifton; her grandchildren; Angela (Jim) Muhlstadt and Parish Bess, all of Kankakee, and Jason (Erica) Bess of Irwin; and six great-grandchildren.
Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one son, James Lee Shelby; three brothers; and three sisters.
A time of gathering will take place on Wednesday, June 5, from 10 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m. at St. John United Church of Christ in Kankakee.
In lieu of flowers memorials to the Family’s Wishes would be appreciated.
Schreffler Funeral Home in Bradley is in charge of arrangements.