|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 2009|
The funeral for Margaret A. Beckman will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the United Methodist Church in Kasson, with the Rev. Karen Seavy officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Kasson.
Mrs. Beckman, 89, of rural Kasson, died of natural causes Friday (Jan. 16, 2009) at Sunrise Cottages in Rochester, where she had resided for two months.
Margaret A. Munroe was born March 9, 1919, in Eyota. She grew up in the Eyota area and married Leslie Beckman on May 19, 1938, in Eyota. They moved to rural Kasson in 1939 and farmed. Mrs. Beckman was a homemaker and a clerk at the Kasson Drug Store for many years. Her husband retired from farming in 1980; he died in 1993.
She was a member of the Kasson United Methodist Church since 1943, the Kasson American Legion Auxiliary and the Kasson Senior Citizens and was a past president of the Dodge County Senior Citizens. She was also a Gold Star member and enjoyed traveling, dancing, camping, fishing, and flowers.
She is survived by a son, Rodney (Carol Sonderup) of Rochester; two daughters, Sandy (Dave) Brakke of rural Byron and Vickie (Charles) Harris of Hudson, Wis.; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Other survivors include a daughter-in-law, Margaret J. Beckman. She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Ken; four brothers and two sisters.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Kasson United Methodist Church, and an hour before the service Wednesday at the church.
The family prefers memorials.
Dibble Funeral Home of Kasson is assisting with arrangements.
Leslie Beckman (1911 - 1993)*
Maple Grove Cemetery
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Remember that big smile and the willingness to help! We will miss you, Margaret!|
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