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Evelyn Beck

Jan. 17, 1928-Jan. 1, 2008

Former Frazee resident Evelyn L. Beck, 79, of Wadena, died on Tuesday, January 1, 2008 in Fair Oaks Lodge, Wadena.

Evelyn Radel was born the daughter of William and Selma (Frank) Radel on Jan. 17, 1928 in Evergreen Township, where she was raised and attended the Palmer School. She married Alvin Beck on June 17, 1947 in Evergreen Township. They moved to Spokane, Wash., where they lived for a short time before moving back to the Frazee area, where they farmed. Evelyn also worked for the Frazee School District and for St. Mary's Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes. In 2005, Alvin and Evelyn moved to Wadena. Alvin died Dec. 3, 2005.

Evelyn is survived by a daughter, Cheryl (Thomas) Reger of Wadena; two grandsons and an aunt, Violet Palmer of Frazee.

Preceding her in death were her husband Alvin; her parents; and two sisters, Clara Galbrecht and Violet Ament.

A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Furey Funeral Home, Frazee, with the Rev. William Aufdenkamp officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Frazee later in the spring.

Arrangements are being provided by the Furey Funeral Home, Frazee.