Lucille Beaty, 81, of Lanark Village and Osakis, MN went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 2, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville.
Lucille Genevieve Carlson was born May 9, 1926 in Clinton, MN to John and Margaret (Cooper) Carlson. She was united in marriage to Gordon Beaty in Huntsville, AL on June 25, 1942 while Gordon was in the service during World War II. They settled in Minneapolis after the war.
In addition to raising her family, Lucille worked as an office manager for Kresge Company and then later for K-Mart corporation. Upon retirement, the Beaty's moved to their summer home on Lake Osakis and then spent their winters in Lanark Village. She was a member of the Lanark Village Association and belonged to the Lanark Boat Club.
She had many different interests and hobbies and loved to be with her grandchildren, playing cards or going on outings. She enjoyed bowling, boating, gardening, and playing golf. She also liked to try her luck at Bingo. She was a loving mother, grandma and sister who will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Sue Beaty of Chanhassen, MN, her son-in-law, Gary Mueller of Lanark Village; six grandchildren; 19 great- grandchildren; nine great- great-grandchildren; brother, William and Irene Carlson of Montrose, CA; and sister, MaryAnn and Jim Bove of Morris, MN.
She is also preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Gordon in 1993; a daughter, Geraldine Mueller and a grandchild, Tyler.
Funeral services were held March 13 at Roy-Hetland Funeral Home Chapel in Osakis with Rev. Ron Calvert officiating. Interment is next to her husband at the Gordon Pleasant Hill Cemetery in rural Osakis.
Casket bearers were Mark Blacklund, Jeff Dise, Jim Erickson, Tom Iverson, Garrett Kelsey, and JR (Eugene) Quaas. Honorary casket bearers are Bill Carlson, Gary Mueller, Bill Peterson and Vern Peterson. Arrangements were handled by the Roy - Hetland Funeral Home is Osakis, MN.
Published in The Apalach Times from Mar. 14 to Mar. 20, 2008.