BANGOR and FORT KENT, Maine — Caroline Beckman, 74, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from a lengthy illness. She was born ON December 30, 1941 in Van Buren, the daughter of the late Frank and Ann Marie Martin. Caroline is survived by daughter, Christina Beckman of Calif.; granddaughter, Carrie Asquith of Fla.; two great-granddaughters, Alenah and Tiane; five sisters, Terry and Wally Dobbs of Mont., Marlene Madore of N. H., Judy and Rick Knapczyk of Fla., Barbara Najera of Texas and Cindy Villasenor of Texas; one brother, James Martin of Texas; one sister-in-law, Robertine Martin; and several nieces and nephews. Caroline graduated Van Buren Girls High School in 1960. After high school she became a Lab Tech then moved to California where she became a Hair Stylist. Later in life she moved back to Fort Kent where she attended and graduated from Fort Kent State College majoring in Early Education. A Memorial service will be held for Caroline at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 6, 2016 at Assembly of God Church, 564 Frenchville Road, Fort Kent. Reverend Duane Stiles will be officiating. A luncheon to follow service at Assembly of God Church. Interment will follow the luncheon at Grand-Rivière Cemetery in Van Buren. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a Home Health and Hospice center of your choice. Messages and memories may be shared with the family at kileyandfoley.com. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer.