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Beatrice Klokkevold passed away on October 7, 2012 surrounded by her devoted family.
A birthday party in her honor took place the previous day at home with a cake and loved ones sharing in the festivities.
She was born in El Paso, Tex., and then moved to LA as a young child. Beatrice came to Sacramento when she was about five and resided there most of her life. She graduated from Sacramento High School and worked as a secretary for Aerojet for about 10 years, then for Bank of America for over 20 years. Beatrice married Galen Klokkevold in 1997 and moved to Auburn. She enjoyed numerous outings with her girlfriends at the Auburn Valley Golf Club.
Beatrice is survived by her beloved husband, Galen; two sons, Joey and Anthony Prest; three sisters: Christina Patino, Vangie Roberts and Esther Erlingbush; and one niece, Elizabeth Dillon.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 12 p.m. at the Auburn Valley Golf Club, 8800 Valley Club Road, Auburn, CA 95602.
Arrangements under the direction of Chapel of the Hills.
Published in Gold Country Media Newspapers on Oct. 11, 2012