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Beatrice Gilbertson

October 20, 2006
Beatrice Gilbertson
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Obituary for Beatrice Gilbertson

Beatrice Murriel Gilbertson, 84 a resident for the past three years of Bayshore Pines in Oconto WI died there on October 20, 2006. Beatrice was born March 10, 1922 in Morgan Wisconsin the daughter of Charles Ludwig Birr and Martha (Reimer) Birr. She grew up in Oconto Falls and was a graduate of the Oconto Falls High School. On April 27, 1940 she married Norman S. Gilbertson. Beatrice graduated from NWTI on Septembert 20, 1967 and worked as an LPN at the Oconto Falls and Oconto Hospitals. After her retirement she and her husband moved to Oconto, where she was a faithful member of the First American Lutheran Church. Beatrice was a gifted seamstress and enjoyed knitting and baking bread and her special filled cookies for her family. Beatrice is survived by two sons, Gary (Linda) Gilbertson; Fond du Lac; James (Diana) Gilbertson, Green Bay; two daughters Lois (Mert) Corwin, West Chester, OH; Mary (Dale) Behringer, West Bend; one sister Donna (Gene) Jacobson, Kansas City, MO; ten grandchildren Lori (Doug) Swenson, Minneapolis, MN; David (Heidi) Gilbertson; Fond du Lac; Kristin Gilbertson, Madison; Keli Gilbertson, Oregon, WI; Dennis (Laura) Gilbertson, Naperville, IL: Michael (Marilyn) Gilbertson, Cottage Grove; Jon (Sarah) Gilbertson, Minneapolis, MN; Jill (Chad) Prisk, Green Bay; Kevin (Lacy) Behringer, Whitewater; Catherine Behringer, West Bend; three sisters-in-law June Braun, Louise Birr, Oconto Falls; and Joyce Birr, Antigo; and six great grandchildren. Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband Norman, son Dennis, father, mother, brothers Mel and Ronnie. The family will receive relatives and friends at the First American Lutheran Church, Oconto, from 9 to 11 AM Wednesday, October 25, 2006, with funeral services to follow at 11 AM, with the Rev. Richard DeBenedetto officiating. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls. On line condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net. The Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, is assisting the family. The family of Beatrice Gilbertson would like to thank Chris and all the staff at Bayshore Pines for their kind and loving care of Beatrice for these past three years.

Visitation:
4:00 PM to 4:00 PM at on October 23, 2006 (map/driving directions) 4:00 PM to 4:00 PM at on October 23, 2006 (map/driving directions)

Service:
4:00 PM at on October 23, 2006 (map/driving directions)

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