|Alice M. Beito, 61|
|Written by TRF Times|
Thief River Falls - Alice May Beito, 61, died at her Thief River Falls home on Wednesday, September 21, 2005.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 27, at the Gustaf Adolph Lutheran Church in Strathcona, with Pastor Curt Matz officiating. Interment was held at the Greenwood Cemetery in Strathcona.
Alice May Beito, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mabel (Burnell) Moran, was born on June 30, 1944, in Hallock. She attended school and grew to womanhood there, and was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.
On June 22, 1963, Alice was united in marriage to Louis Beito at Hallock. The couple resided there for a year and a half, then moved to St. Hilaire and later, to Thief River Falls. She worked at the former Inga’s Café in Thief River Falls and also at Arctic Enterprises. In June of 1980, they moved to Strathcona.
Alice attended nurses’ training in Thief River Falls for two years. She worked at M.C.I. at Pembina, N.D., for 8 months, the Greenbush Nursing Home, and later, at the Roseau Nursing Home. She also worked at the Paradise Cafe in Strathcona until her health failed.
She was a member of the Gustaf Adolph Lutheran Church of Strathcona and of the Ladies Aid there. They moved to Warren, where they resided for five years. Alice then moved to Thief River Falls where she had since made her home.
She is survived by her husband, Louis; one son, James (Junelle), of Warren; one step-granddaughter; three brothers, Harold (Barb), of Bluefield, Jack (Rita), in California; and Terry (Martha), San Diego, Calif.; three sisters, Liz Cater in California; Vera (Roger) Loer in Humboldt.; and June (Bob) Law in Washington State; one half-brother, Vern (Darlene) Docken of Thief River Falls; in addition to several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents; a step-grandson; and half-sister, Dorothy Anderson.