Bean, Rita 11/30/1934 - 8/25/2021 Schoolcraft Rita Bean, age 86, passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at home in Schoolcraft, MI. Rita was born November 30, 1934 in Iron Mountain, MI, the daughter of John and Mary Sandona. She attended Iron Mountain High School and was a true Yooper girl. Rita moved to Kalamazoo, MI in 1954 and married the love of her life Fred Bean. Rita never wanted much more than to be a homemaker, wife and mother. Her three children, Fred, Cindy and Steve were always the center of her life. There was nothing she wouldn't do for them or her husband Fred. She was a wonderful homemaker and took great pride in her home and family. Rita also worked in Housekeeping for Bronson Hospital for several years before retiring in 2005 Rita was preceded in death by her husband Fred in 2012. Surviving are her three children Fred(Cheri) Bean, Cindy(Bill) Keselowski and Steve Bean, her special grandchildren, Billy, Fred, Cherish, Lee, Marilyn and Tom and great-grandchildren Cameron, Chloe, Ellie and Oliver. Also surviving are brother Pete Sandona, Al Sandona (Judy) and many nieces and nephews. Rita's spunk and kind heart will be missed greatly. A private graveside service will take place at a later date. Please visit Rita's online guest book to leave a condolence, personal message or memory of her at https://www.langelands.com.