Obit Lori Beard

Lori Beard

Lori Ann Beard, of Moscow, died Saturday, June 27, 2020 at her home. She was 50.

Lori was born July 30, 1969 In Fairfield, CA. She graduated from Bellflower High School in California in 1987. She lived in Pocatello, ID before moving to Moscow where she attended the University of Idaho.

Lori worked at Schierman’s Slurp & Burp for a time and served as manager. She then went to work for Schweitzer Engineering Labs for the past 10 years. Lori enjoyed reading, camping, riding ATV’s, puzzles, cross-stitch and spending time with friends and family.

She and Mark Beard were married on October 23, 2004 in Moscow, he survives at their home along with daughter, Sophia Beard; son, Chad Carney of Temecula, CA; daughter, Keilani Miller of Moscow; son, Cheyne Miller of Pocatello, ID; a sister, Annie Carver, and her parents, Jeannie and Don Bedell in Paramount, CA.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Monday, July 6 from 3 to 6 at La Quinta in Moscow.

The family suggests that memorials be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, P.O. Box 2472, Spokane, WA 99210.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Short’s Funeral Chapel, Moscow, and online condolences may be sent to

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