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Beatrice Wik

Beatrice Wik, 89 of Webster died on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Bethesda Home in Webster. Memorial services will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Heritage Village Chapel in Webster, Michael McCarlson will officiate. There will be no visitation prior to services. Fiksdal Funeral Service of Webster is in charge of the arrangements. Beatrice Elizabeth Beninga was born on a farm near Marietta, Minnesota to Henry H. and Ida (Nelson) Beninga on July 3, 1924. She attended country school in Mehurin Township. Upon graduation she received a scholarship from Mehurin Study Club and Mehurin 4-H Club to attend the West Central Agricultural School in Morris, Minnesota. She attended Northern State Teacher’s College in Aberdeen and received her teaching certificate for rural schools in South Dakota. Beatrice taught school for four years in Deuel and Codington Counties. In 1957, she started training in X-ry at the Community Hospital in Madison, South Dakota and in 1959, she became a Registered X-ray Technologist. Beatrice worked in Madison, Webster, Redfield and Watertown, South Dakota hospitals and clinics. Beatrice is survived by three daughters, Gloria Nilson and Phyllis (Marvin) Strom both of Brookings, SD and Constance (Gary) Sauer of Webster, SD; a son-in-law, Donnie Bloom of Webster, SD; fourteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Dianne Bloom, a brother, Alfred and one grandson.

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Your family was such a big part of my early years that it felt like I had 6 sisters. Thanks being a part of our life. Mom could tell many stories and they always made har smile!

Connie Apr 15 2014 12:00 AM

Thanks for the daisyes Sis I'll miss you Saturday but see you next weekend.Love ya

Connie Apr 15 2014 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Our family has such fond memories of your mom and of you girls. You are in our prayers. Patrick and Carol (Carston) gaikowski

Carol Gaikowski Apr 14 2014 12:00 AM

Thank you so much for your prayers! Connie and family

Connie Apr 14 2014 12:00 AM

May Bea's family find comfort in the good memories of her. Our sympathy for your loss. Big hugs to you Connie, Gary, Jake and Andy. She will be missed Carmen, Scott and Aaron Collins

Carmen Collins Apr 14 2014 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Beatrice Wik

Carmen Collins Apr 14 2014 12:00 AM

Connie & Gary - so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all your family. ~Jennifer Garry Block

Jennifer Garry Block Apr 14 2014 12:00 AM