Obituary: Beverly Foote

Beverly Jean Foote, 66, Princeton, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 at the Elim Care & Rehab Center, Princeton.

Beverly Jean Christianson was born on October 20, 1945 in Braham, the daughter of Chester Arthur Christianson, Sr. and Ellen Gurine (Olson) Christianson.  She grew up and was educated in the Braham-Mora area.

She was united in marriage with Roger Wesley Mattson in 1963 and they continued to live in the Braham area.  Roger died in December of 1967. She was united in marriage with Clifford Leroy Foote in 1972 and they made their home in Mora.  She moved to Princeton in 1977.  Her husband, Clifford, died in October of 1989.

Bev worked at Ault, Inc. in Brooklyn Park for many years and continued to live with her good friend, Bonnie O’Brien in Princeton until the time of her death.

Bev loved any memorabilia having to do with Coca Cola, collected key chains(the more unique the better), and loved baseball (the Twins).

She is survived by her children Jody (Lisa) Mattson of Mora, Jamie Mattson in Louisiana, Jeff (Rachael) Mattson of Fridley, Patricia Mattson of Anoka, and Pamela Bartz of Mora; eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; best-friend Bonnie O’Brien of Princeton; a brother and two sisters: Chester Arthur Christianson, Jr, Sharon Gall, and Janice Morehouse; many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Chester, Sr. and Ellen; husbands Roger Mattson and Clifford Foote; brothers Robert A., Robert H., twins Walter and Wallace; and Harvey Christianson; and a sister Helen Fratzke.

At Bev’s request no services will be held at this time, a graveside service will be held at a later date.

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