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Beatrice Grow

Beatrice F. Grow (Kemple), 81, of South Haven, formerly of Verndale, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2008.

She was born in Fullerton, N.D., lived many years in Verndale before moving to South Haven.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, July 1, at Dare's Funeral Home, 805 Main St., Elk River. Private interment was in Greenlawn Cemetery, Verndale.

Survivors include her husband of 31 years, Orval; children, Patricia (Michael) Brown, Beda Lage, Virginia Beyer, John Kemple, Kathryn Kemple-McLaughlin and Edwynna Joy Kemple; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; siblings, Earl (Betty) Kinken, Donna Miller, Clara Mae (LeRoy) Fuss, and Herbert Kinken; brother-in-law, Harry Oster; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Ebba Kinken; sisters, JoAnn Oster and Dorothy (Loss) Brown; two grandsons; and former husband, Samuel Kemple.