John S. Beaulieu

Lengby, MN, Minnesota


Beaulieu, John S. age 87, of Lengby, MN, passed away at his daughters Minneapolis residence with family by his side July 29, 2013. John retired to Lengby after raising a family in Mpls. Preceded in death by parents, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. WWII veteran John served in the Navy as a radio operator with stations in Hawaii and Japan. He learned to work with his hands from his father and demonstrated these skills in woodworking and his vocation as a construction Superintendent. After spending 40+ years raising a family in Mpls, he retired to Lengby. Survived by sons, John, Jim, Guy; daughters, Jill, Janet, and Renee; 12 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation Thursday 5 PM at Naytahwaush Sports Facility. Funeral services Friday 2:30 PM at St. Josephs Church in Beaulieu, MN.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.

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Dear Beaulieu family,
I have such fond memories of living across the alley from you in North Mpls. Your dad was such a strong man and saved my brothers a few times back in the day. I did not realize that he was this handsome when he was younger. May he now walk forever hand in hand with your mother.
Maureen Rioux

John was my mentor in carpentry. We worked together for 4-5 years and I have many fond memories. He was probably the best carpenter I ever worked with. He taught me a lot. Thanks John! Rest in pease. Duane Egor Beltrand

Well now dad has one of his cousins to keep him company, in that big blue sky, called heaven, sorry to see u go john, you and my dad always made me laugh talking about the old days. My prayers go to one and all.
From the Fairbanks family

My heart and prayers are with Renee and the entire Beaulieu family. Sorry to hear about your loss. May he rest in peace.

Dear the Beaulieus, This must be a very difficult time for the entire family. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your lovely Dad. I know how it feels when you loose your Dad.
My thoughts and Prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Always enjoyed spending time with him at Grandma Beaulieu's home...and we still use that cribbage board he made us way back when all time! Rest in Peace Uncle John.

Renee, Deepest Sympathy for you and your family on the passing of your father.

I know there are no words to express your loss. I know that he was proud of the accomplishments of his children, and loved his grandchildren. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of his family.