AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Elizabeth “Beth” Klejeski, of Ogilvie, passed away on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at her home. She was 67 years old.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, June 5, 2020 at St. Kathryn’s Catholic Church in Ogilvie.
MEMORIAL VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to CDC recommendations and other restrictions regarding gatherings, there are limitations to group size at the visitation and service. Please be aware of the need to space the group out to stay under the limit. Limiting time, keeping social distance, and not coming if you are sick or at risk (e.g. elderly, immune-compromised) will all help protect everyone. Online condolences can be made for those who cannot attend. Thank you for understanding.
Elizabeth Ann Klejeski, of Ogilvie, died peacefully at home on Thursday, May 21, 2020. She was 67 years old.
Elizabeth, lovingly known as Beth, was born on January 9, 1953 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to parents Mark and Evelyn (Jensen) Lynch. She attended college at St. Cloud State, obtaining two bachelor’s degrees in Sociology and Psychology. After college she started working at Northwestern Bell where she met her husband, Bernard Klejeski. They were married on May 22, 1982 at the Neuman Center in St. Cloud. She passed away only one day before their 38th wedding anniversary. Beth and Bernie moved around before finally settling in Ogilvie in 1990. Beth, along with Connie Voge, started Viola’s Doll’s in Mora where they created beautiful handmade dolls and clothing. Beth had a true talent in her sewing skills.
Beth loved to garden and tend to her many flowers and plants. She worked at Dandelion Floral in Mora as a floral designer for a number of years. She loved to watch and feed the many different types birds that would visit her backyard. Beth was an active member of The St. Kathryn’s Parrish while living in Ogilvie and was always true to her faith. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Beth is preceded in death by her parents, and special aunt Maude.
She is survived by her husband Bernie of Ogilvie; children, Angela of Duluth; Sue (Rich) Powell of Two Harbors; Brigitte (Dave) of Lake Nebagamon, WI; and Brady (Donna Voge) of Hermantown; grandchildren, Jessi Klejeski, Felix Powell, and Harper Powell; brother Michael (Marie) Lynch of St. Cloud; niece Megan; and beloved dog Chloe; as wells as many other relatives and friends.