Beverly Loomis

November 20, 1937 - November 20, 2014
Traverse City, MI



Monday, November 24, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church


Monday, November 24, 2014
11:00 AM EST
Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church
16526 Center Road
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 223-4393


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Father Fred Foundation
P.O. Box 2260
Traverse City, MI 49685
(231) 947-2055
Web Site


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Cherryland Floral
1208 S. Garfield
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-5761
Driving Directions
Web Site

Flower Station
341 W. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-1742
Driving Directions
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Life Story / Obituary


Traverse City Michigan, November 20, 2014 – Beverly Ann Loomis died Nov 20 2014 after a short but courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Pontiac, Michigan on November 20, 1937, the daughter of Joseph and Pearl Trollman.

She graduated from St. Michael’s High School in Flint, Michigan in 1955 and then attended Baker Business College, graduating in 1956.

In 1957 she married James Russell Loomis of Fenton, Michigan and they subsequently moved to Traverse City with their family in 1966. She and her husband worked together in their tax and accounting business in Traverse City, Michigan until their retirement in 2005.

She was a member of the Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church, a congregation in which she found great community and comfort. When not in Michigan during the winter months, she and her husband were members of the United Methodist Church of Pensacola, FL.

She was a member of the Maple Grove Junior Friendship Club and the Birch Girls Association. She took great joy in her gardens and her flowers, and her children and in particular her grandchildren, Cory Alexander Holman, Lilah Devi Navale and Sana Jade Navale.

She was predeceased by her sister, Barbara Trollman, and her parents. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James Russell Loomis of Traverse City, Michigan; her daughter Laurie Holman and her husband Tim Holman and their son Cory Holman of Traverse City, Michigan; her daughter Lisa Loomis and her partner Chris DelBrocco and his children Alessandra, Olivia and Andrew DelBrocco of Waitsfield, Vermont; her son James Raymond Loomis and his partner Rodney Jones of Boynton Beach, Florida; and her daughter Lynn Navale and her husband Sunil Navale and their children Lilah Devi and Sana Jade Navale of Simi Valley, California. She is survived by her brother Joseph Trollman and his wife Judy, of Fenton, Michigan, well as her best friend Joann Speer of Rapid City, Michigan, and many loving nieces and nephews and friends.

Her memorial service will take place at the Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church at 16426 Center Road on Monday, November 24 with a visitation at 10am and service at 11am There will be time for fellowship in the church community room following the service. Committal services will take place in the spring at the Peninsula Township Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers should be sent to The Father Fred Foundation Food Pantry at P.O. Box 2260, Traverse City, Michigan 49685. Donations can also be made online at Please visit Beverly's webpage at to sign the guest book and share a message with her family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.