|Birth: ||Nov. 9, 1907|
St. Louis County
|Death: ||Feb. 16, 2009|
Signe Senia (Sandstedt) Beckman, 101, former resident of Brimson, Minn., died Feb. 16, 2009 in Hudson, Fla., at the Bayonet Point Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Signe was born in Winton, Minn., on Nov. 9, 1907 to Edward and Maria Sandstedt.
During her early childhood, the family moved to Brimson where she grew up. She attended grade school in Brimson and high school in Two Harbors graduating in 1926. She went on to attend the Young and Hursh Business College in Duluth, and after graduation was granted a teaching position there.
In 1931, she married Arnold Beckman and moved back to Brimson where she lived full time until retirement in 1969, and the next 16 years lived part time, also in New Port Richey, Fla., until 1985, at which time she became a permanent resident of Florida.
She was very active in all of the Brimson area community affairs. She was the Town of Bassett Clerk for 20 years as well as Treasurer for six. She also did substitute teaching in the grade school and was a member of the Bassett Congregational Church. In Florida she was a member of the Finnish american Club of New Port Richey and served for 10 years on the entertainment committee.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arnold, of 65 years; two sons, Kenneth and William; sisters, Jennie, Martha, Bertha, and Lillian; two brothers, Eino and Elmer; and granddaughter, Sandra Wagner.
Burial will be at the Bassett Cemetery in Brimson.
Arnold W Beckman (1904 - 1996)*
St. Louis County
Created by: JudyH
Record added: Jan 06, 2012
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