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Beatrice Elizabeth Morken

April 23, 1918 — March 31, 2014

Beatrice Elizabeth Pherson was born April 23, 1918 daughter of Alex and Bertha Pherson in Moorhead, MN. On November 7, 1940, Beatrice and Alvin Morken were united in marriage in Glydon, MN. They farmed in the Moorhead and Perley areas. Then in 1963 they moved to St. Paul, MN where Beatrice worked at a manufacturing business. In 1972 Beatrice and Alvin moved to Pelican Rapids where she worked at Surs Caf and Rapids Caf. Alvin died on August 21, 1985 in Fergus Falls, MN.Beatrice was a member of First Congregational United Church of Christ in Pelican Rapids. She enjoyed quilting and hand tied over 300 quilts for children in Romania.Beatrice Elizabeth Morken, 95, a resident of Pelican Rapids, Minnesota, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Riverfront on Main in Pelican Rapids. Beatrice is survived by sons: Merlin (Linda) Morken, East Bethel, MN and Arvid (Nancy) Morken Mandan, ND; 9 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.She is preceded in death by her husband, Alvin, granddaughter, Angie Bolter and sister, Edith.Service: 10:15 a.m., Sunday, April 27, 2014 at First Congregational United Church of Christ, Pelican Rapids, MNClergy: Pastor Jen SandstromBurial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls, MN Funeral Home: Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, MinnesotaOnline Guestbook: www.larsonfuneralpelicanrapids.com
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