Charlotte L. Beckers(1923 - 2013)

Charlotte L. Beckers, 89

St. Cloud

May 2, 1923 ~ April 27, 2013

Charlotte L. Beckers, age 89, St. Cloud, MN died peacefully Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home, Sauk Rapids, MN.

Funeral services will be Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 6:00 PM at Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be from 4:00 until time of service at the funeral home on Thursday. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN.

Charlotte was born May 2, 1923 in Milan, MN to Sigvolt and Alma (Gunderson) Heggestad. She married James "JW" Beckers on October 14, 1940 in Appleton, MN. Charlotte worked as a bartender at Beaudreau¹s for many years. She also did a lot of volunteering at the Eastside VFW and the VA Hospital. Charlotte was a member and past President of Eastside VFW Post 4847 Auxiliary and Salem Lutheran Church, St. Cloud, MN.

Survivors include her children, Bill (Kathy) Beckers of Portland, OR; Bob (Joyce) Beckers of Otsego, MN; Bonnie (Gary) Schlichting of Sauk Rapids, MN; Brad Beckers of Edina, MN; Barry (Diana) Beckers of Sauk Rapids, MN; 13 grand-children; 16 great grand- children; brothers and sister, Wally Heggestad of Watson, MN; Richard Heggestad of Granite Falls, MN and Beverly Witte of Maplewood, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, James "JW" Beckers, on May 5, 1990, three brothers, Wayne, Roger, and Donavon, and two sisters, Margie Stone and LaVonne Torgerson.


Funeral Home

Benson Funeral Home
1111 25th Avenue South St. Cloud, MN 56301
(320) 252-3132

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Apr. 30, 2013