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Beverly Jean French

05/02/1926 - 08/25/2019

Beverly Jean (Boggie) French, passed away Sunday, August 25, 2019. A private graveside service will be held. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia. To sign the online guest book or to send condolences, please visit www.rangefuneralhomes.com.

Beverly Jean French was born May 2, 1926 in Minneapolis to Margie Boggie Allen. She graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1945. In 1946, she was united in marriage to Donald French. Beverly worked various jobs in women’s clothing including, Ketolas, Maurices, and Montgomery Wards.

For 5 generations, she enjoyed making ceramics, embroidery, many quilts, stuffed animals, clothing for kids, baby articles, Christmas stockings, knitting, and crocheting.

Beverly was a wonderful, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

She is survived by daughter, Margiann Willett; son, Stephen (Dawn ) French; daughter-in-law, Dianne French; grandchildren, Shari (Jerry) Aubol, Joel (Tim) Moe, Jessica (Dan) French, Matthew (Jennifer) French, Greg (Stephanie) French, Stacy (Dan) Will, Stephanie (Dan) Frosaker; great grandchildren, Kayla (Ray) Heltunen, Erik (Rikki) Moe, Nicholas (Anika) Moe, Ashley French, Melanie, Stephanie, and Carli French, Owen and Noah Frosaker, Luke Will, Michael, Jimmy, and Briggs French; great-great grandchildren, Cameron, Sadie, and Calvin Heltunen; sisters-in-law, Lorraine French and Vera Tapani and her children, Lisa (Gary) and Robbie (Lisa); god child, Maureen Guentzel; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Margie Boggie; former husband, Donald French; son, James “Frenchie” French; sons-in-law, Ken “Bucko” Willett and Oliver “Butch” Baasi; brother, Bob Tapani; aunt, Pearl Tuominen; granddaughter, Dawn Marie Aubol; great grandson, Isaiah Frosaker; and many more relatives and good friends.

4 thoughts on “Beverly Jean French”

  1. Gary & Helen Aubol says:

    We have had many good memories with this lady and her family…..Gary & Helen

  2. Rick & Joanne Sherek says:

    Thinking of you.

  3. Bill and Peggy Parise says:

    Our sincere sympathy for the family of Beverly, our thoughts are with you.

  4. Mike Kokal says:

    Thinking of you Margie

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