Casino 01

Paulette M. (Vannini) Beggs

July 1, 1924 ~ March 9, 2020 (age 95)


Paulette M. Beggs, 95, of Elkhart died Monday, March 9, 2020 at Elkhart General Hospital. Paulette was born on July 1, 1924 in Marseille, France to Leopold Vannini and Margueritte (Catino) Vannini.

She married Harry Beggs on June 15, 1946 when he was stationed in Europe at the end of World War II. Harry died March 15, 2015. Paulette is heavenly reunited with her husband of 69 years.

She enjoyed playing cards with her friends, as well as, going to the casino and being with family. She was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church.

Paulette is preceded in death by her husband and parents, as well as a brother, Marcel Vannini and a sister, Maurice Louise Vannini. Left to cherish her memory are her sons, John Beggs, Steve (Lori) Beggs, a daughter, Michele (Pat) Dascoli, 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and several great-great grandchildren.

The family wants to extend their appreciation to her grandson David, friends, Bill, Marge, Dale, Deb, Vici, Patti, Jimmy, Jo, and the health care providers who took excellent care of Paulette.

Visitation for Paulette will be Friday, March 13, 2020 at Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home from 10am-12noon with a service following.  Officiating the service will be Pastor Spencer Mielke of Trinity Lutheran Church in Elkhart. A graveside service will follow at Rice Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, donations in Paulette’s name may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church 30888 Co Rd 6 Elkhart, Indiana 46516.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Paulette M. (Vannini) Beggs, please visit our floral store.


March 13, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home Inc.
403 W. Franklin Street
Elkhart, IN 46516

Funeral Service
March 13, 2020

12:00 PM
Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home
403 W. Franklin St.
Elkhart, IN 46516

© 2020 Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA