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Carol Loretta Roberts Beckstrand

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Carol Loretta Roberts Beckstrand Obituary
1936 ~ 2012
Carol Loretta Roberts Beckstrand (76) peacefully crossed the finish line on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 to join her son Robbie and many other dear family members. For six years mother battled Alzheimer's and we now celebrate her victory. She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Harlo Beckstrand, who was her exceptional caregiver and sweetheart. Nine children blessed her life, Juel, Becky, David, Robbie (deceased), Barry, Michael, Kristine, Jennifer, and Rachel - caregiver extraordinair. Her posterity includes 39 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
She was born in Price, Utah, on February 15, 1936 to Madge Munk Roberts and Stanley Dee Roberts. She was the oldest of eight children. At age 16, she earned enough money to purchase her own grand piano.
She loved living in picturesque Vermont and faithfully served missions in the Provo, MTC and on Temple Square, Salt Lake City, UT. Her interests were temple service, sewing, playing the organ, reading, and the arts. Her greatest joy was her children and grandchildren.
A viewing will be held at Walker Funeral Home, 187 South Main, Spanish Fork, on Friday, October 12, 6-8 pm and on Saturday morning at the church from 9:45-10:45 am prior to services. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 13, 11:00 am, at the LDS Chapel, 220 South Woodland Hills Dr, Woodland Hills, Utah, followed by graveside service at Salem Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.walkerfamilymortuary.com

Published in Deseret News on Oct. 11, 2012
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