Jeanette Alice Besonen

COVINGTON, MI. – “The sun shines not on us, but in us.” John Muir.

Jeanette ‘Alice’ Besonen, 86, died peacefully at her home on Saturday May 3rd, 2014.

Alice’s family invites you to join us in celebrating a life well lived at a 2:00 pm service on Tuesday, May 13 at Reid Funeral Service and Chapel in L’Anse. Visitation will be held Monday, May 12, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm and again from 1:00 pm until the time of the service on Tuesday, May 13. Burial will be in the Covington Cemetery immediately after the service. A fellowship meal will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Covington following burial.

Alice’s family suggests that in lieu of other expressions of sympathy, donations to either Trinity Lutheran Church’s Children’s Program Fund or to the Alzheimer’s Association’s Fund for Research gmc/in_my_ community_donate.asp can be made to honor our beloved Mother and Friend.

Alice’s complete obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family at

The Reid Funeral Service and Chapel, L’Anse has been entrusted with the arrangements.