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Merna Beeck

1933 ~ 2022 (age 88)

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Obituary

In Loving Memory Of

 

Merna Mardell Beeck

 

Merna Beeck, the daughter of Harol and Pearl (Uttech) Lidtke, was born on October 8, 1933 on a farm near Westbrook, MN. She grew up on the farm and attended Dist. 48 Country School and St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Fulda and graduated from the Westbrook High School. Merna was united in marriage to Lyle Beeck on December 6, 1953 at St. Pau’s Lutheran Church in Fulda. After their marriage they lived and worked in Fulda. Over the years she was the bookkeeper for Beeck’s gravel. Merna passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at the Maple Lawn Senior Campus in Fulda at the age of 88. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church where she was part of the Alter Guild, a past president of the Lutheran Women’s Assoc. league, head of the funeral committee and a Sunday School teacher. Merna was a founding member of the Fulda Ambulance service and served as a EMT for 22 years. She enjoyed sewing, playing cards with friends, cross stitch, camping and going to Arizona. Merna loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Christmas was always a special time for Merna.

 

Survivors include her husband, Lyle Beeck of Fulda, MN; 4 sons, Jim (Sue) Beeck of Fulda, MN, Jon (Sheila) Beeck of Fulda, MN, Kevin (Renee) Beeck of Fulda, MN and Kurt (Trace) Beeck of Lakefield, MN; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers, Dennis (Mary) Lidtke of Westbrook, MN and Dave (Mary) Lidtke of Windom, MN; 2 sisters-in-law, Isabel (Larry) Koster of Fulda, MN and Evelyn Beck of San Luis Obispo, CA and brother-in-law, Bernie (Lila) Beeck of Babbit, MN. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister, Dianne (Lyle) Legler; brothers-in-law, Vernon Beeck (infant) and Lester (Dorothy) Beeck; sisters-in law, Irene (Chuck) Schurr, Ione (Bill) Neumann, Darlene (Herb) Gehl, Vi (Chuck) Christanson and Elaine (Dale) Ruesch. 

 

Funeral Services

 

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Fulda, MN at 10:30 AM on Monday, June 20, 2022 with Rev. Shawn Ethridge officiating.  The organist is Loretta Gehl. The pallbearers are her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Interment at Prairie Hill Cemetery Fulda, MN.

 

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. The Totzke Funeral Home in Fulda is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 20, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
400 N. Maryland Ave.
Fulda, Minnesota 56131

Funeral Service
Monday
June 20, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
400 N. Maryland Ave.
Fulda, Minnesota 56131

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