Ida Beckmann, of Cambridge, formerly of Stacy, passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at the GracePointe Crossing East Gables of Cambridge. She was 81 years old.
A Graveside Service will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery on Friday, March 12, 2010 at 11:00 am.
Ida Ree Beckmann, age 81, of Stacy, passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at Grace Pointe Crossing East Gables in Cambridge.
Ida is preceded in death by her husband Leroy Harold (Spreets) Beckmann.
She is survived by her sons Charles (Patty), Richard (Donna), and David (Shelly); daughters Kira (Jim) Mins, Rebecca (Steve Burdine) Beckmann; 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; also many other relatives and friends.
Ida spent many years at M. Liman Company in Minneapolis, as designer and pattern maker. She also worked at Jerell Sportswear in Dallas, TX, where she supervised pattern making and the warehouse. Ida retired from Joyce Sportswear in Chicago, in 1990.
Ree had an active outdoor life, enjoying hunting and fishing. For many years she was associated with the Coast Guard Auxiliary. Her interests included hybrid roses, a long passion for stained glass, and a love of animals.
A Graveside service and interment will be held at 11:00 am Friday, March 12, 2010 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, March 13th from 1-4 pm at the home of Charles and Patty Beckmann. 15827 Madison St. NE, Ham Lake, MN. Arrangements are with the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham. Condolences may be posted at www.aifuneralhome.com