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Beatrice M. Wiita
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Obituary for Beatrice M. Wiita

Beatrice M. Wiita, “Bea”, age 93 of Savage, MN, entered eternal life on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Friendship Village in Bloomington, MN.
Bea was born on February 21, 1925, in Duluth, MN, the daughter of Frederick "Fritz" and Anna (Karisny) Meyer. She married Arnold "Arnie" Wiita on September 27, 1947, and celebrated 64 years together (54 of them in Savage, MN).
While living in Duluth, Bea worked for the lumber company as a stenographer, and from 1967-1979 she worked in the office at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church as a bookkeeper with Father Leonard Jenniges.
For 16 years Bea volunteered at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville. She also helped at Loaves and Fishes, Meals on Wheels, and at local food shelves and blood drives. She sang in the church choir, and with the "Domestics" and the "Troubadours". Bea was also Ms. Senior Centennial Queen in Savage.
Bea was preceded in death by her husband, Arnie; parents, Fritz and Anna Meyer; brother, Fritz (Ronnie); sister, Helen (Alvin) Schlegel. She is survived by her children, Cindy (Dave) Woodward, Tom (Joann), Al, Claudia (Ed) Rudenberg; grandchildren, Michele (Shane) Espeland and Heather Leitner, Tim, Jeff and Kristin (Craig) Wilson, Joe (Carrie), Calli Rudenberg, Wyatt (Allie) and Kory; great-grandchildren, Olivia and Sage, Austin and Katelyn, Alexa, Chloe and Anabelle, Rawson, Karver and soon to be born 10th great-grandchild.


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Visitation

Friday

13

Apr

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

4625 West 125th Street
Savage, Minnesota 55378

Service

Friday

13

Apr

11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

4625 West 125th Street
Savage, Minnesota 55378

Presiding is the Reverend Mike Tix.

Cemetery Details

Location

St. John the Baptist Cemetery

13203 Judicial Road
Burnsville, MN 55337


Memorial Contribution

St. John the Baptist Catholic School

4625 West 125th Street
Savage, Minnesota 55378
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