Beatriz R. Galvan, 80, of Janesville, WI, loving wife and mother for 62 years, passed onto a better life on August 24, 2013 at Home, Janesville, WI.

She was born in Matamoros, Tamalipas Mexico on July 29, 1933, to Ignacio Ramirez and Jesusa Sanchez Llamas. She married Carlos C. Galvan on June 10, 1957. She was a member of Central Christian Church in Beloit, WI.

She is survived by her 3 brothers: Luis, Jose, and Cristobal of Brownsville, TX; 5 sons: Lorenzo (Yolanda) Cruz of Beloit, David Galvan of Janesville, Carlos Galvan Jr. of Janesville, Jose (Brenda) Galvan of Janesville, and Lucas Galvan of Beloit; 5 daughters: Juanita (Jose) Collazo of Belvidere, Rosa Cruz of Beloit, Yolanda (Dennis) Galvan of Whitewater, Angie (Fred) Perez of Monroe, and Teresa (Gary Jr.) Holman of Rockford, IL; 36 grandchildren: Jose, Cindy, Fabian, Nancy, James, Lionel, Luis II, Lorena, Norberto, Norissa, LuVanna, David, Joel, Jenna, Antonio Jr., Alexander, Adam (stationed in Afghanistan), Mateo, Cory, Micah, Reis, Mason, Isabel, Fernando, Angelo, Leo, Musica, Michael, Alycia, Christian, Alyssa, Brandon, Ryan, Destiny, Carolina, Lucas; 27 great-grandchildren; and 2 Great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos C. Galvan; her parents; brother, Agapito; sister, Delfina; infant son, Jose (Pepito) Cruz; and a grandson, Lorenzo Jr.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, at the People's Church (Palabra de Vida) 340 W. Grand Ave., Beloit, WI 53511, with Pastor Ramon Jimenez presiding. Schneider Apfel Schneider & Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.