Lois Lucille (Shovein) Beron, age 84, Died Saturday, April 23, 2011, of natural causes, at the Benedictine Health Care Center.
Lois was born November 24, 1926, in Duluth to Olga and David Shovein. She was the last of 10 siblings.
Lois was a lifelong Proctor resident. After graduating from Proctor High School, she worked for Western Union counting numbered railroad cars. Lois spent time in Seattle during W.W. II working on B-52 bombers for Boeing Air. She went on to marry Raymond A. Beron on May 31, 1946 at St. Rose Catholic Church.
Lois was a member of the West Duluth American Legion, Post 71. She worked for Hansen's Restaurant, in Duluth's West End and completed 23 years as the head drive in teller for Western National Bank before she retired. Lois was a people person and often commented that working for the bank were some of the best years of her life. Her favorite weekend activity was dressing to the nines and going dancing with her husband, Ray to the sounds of the Big Bands.
Lois was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Raymond; parents; and nine siblings.
Survivors include five children, Bruce E. (Jeannine) of Saginaw, Deborah (Galen) Atwood, of Puyallup, WA, Kim A. of Salt Lake City, UT, Pamela (Neal) Wedum, of Choteau, MT and Kathleen (Mark) Horngren, of Wascott, WI; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, with a 10th on the way; a sister-in-law, Rita (Donald) Myntti, of Duluth; two brothers-in-law, Richard (Judy) Beron, of Proctor and Giles (Joan) Beron, of Tucson, AZ .
Memorial Service: 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 27th in the Bell Brothers Funeral Chapel, 601 N. 56th Ave. W. A private inurnment will be at Oneota Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Damiano Kids Café, which provides meals and nutrition education. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of the Benedictine Health Care Center, for the thoughtful care given to Lois. Please leave a memory of Lois or words of support for the family at www.bellbrothersfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Home.