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Ruth Evelyn Borgendale Beecher
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1910
Lac qui Parle County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1999
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Ruth Beecher, 89, of Edina, formerly of New Ulm, died Nov. 29, 1999.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, at United Church of Christ in New Ulm. The family requests memorials to the United Church of Christ. The Cremation Society of Minnesota, Edina Chapel, handled the arrangements.

She is survived by her sons: Lee H. Beecher, M.D. and wife Mary Jane Heinen of Maple Grove; John T Beecher, M.D. and wife Lori of Edina; seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

She was born Aug. 28, 1910, in Madison to Hans Lokken and Eleanor Hewitt Borgendale, where she attended school. She graduated from Carleton College in Northfield in 1933. She taught in the Canby Consolidated High School until 1936. She married James Morrison Beecher on June 10, 1936. They lived in Minneapolis until 1947 when they moved to New Ulm. After her husband's death in 1990, she lived in New Ulm until 1996 when she moved to Edina to be closer to her sons.
Family links: 
  Hans Lokken Borgendale (1874 - 1941)
  Eleanor Hewitt Borgendale (1879 - 1947)
  James Morrison Beecher (1910 - 1990)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Jan 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64345557


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