Dennis Beaudry

Dennis Beaudry
Dennis Beaudry

Services for Dennis F. Beaudry, 63, of Elk River were Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at St. Albert Catholic Church in Albertville.

Rev. Xavier Thelakkatt was be the Celebrant.

Casket bearers were Jason Roering, Holly Symanietz, Keith Kruschke, Brian Kruschke, Matt Snodgrass, Sarah Beaudry and Nicole Henkemeyer.

Interment with military rites was at Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Loretto.

Mr. Beaudry died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.

He was born Aug. 10, 1949, in Princeton, Minn., the son of Alvin and Marie Kasper Beaudry.

He graduated from St. Michael Catholic High School in 1967.

He honorably served his Country in The United States Army in Vietnam.

He engaged in dairy farming in Otsego for many years. On June 16, 1973, Dennis F. Beaudry and Kathleen K. Snodgrass were joined in holy marriage at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Buffalo. She died May 22, 1988.

On Sept. 21, 1990, Dennis F. Beaudry and Kathleen M. Kohnen/Vergin were joined in holy marriage at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville.

He enjoyed farming and his grandchildren.

Mr. Beaudry was a faithful, lifetime member of St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville. He also belonged to St. Michael American Legion Post #567.

Survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Kathleen M. Beaudry; children, Theresa (Jon) Priem of Red Wing, Jennifer (Richard) Thompson of Buffalo, Randy E. (Julie) Vergin of Greenfield, Jessica Beaudry of Elk River, Joyce (Steven) Weber of Pennock and Jared (Becky) Beaudry of Big Lake; grandchildren, Gabrielle, Bryce,Declan, Joseph, Elizabeth, Allison, Edwin and Gavin; siblings, Delores (Gerald) Roering, Darlene McDonald, Duane (Martha) Beaudry and Roger (Janice) Kruschke; sister-in-law, Annie (Bruce) Ness; step mother, Germaine Beaudry; mothers-in-law, Verna Snodgrass and Agnes Kohnen; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his first wife, Kathleen Kay Beaudry; his parents, step brother, Earl Kruschke, fathers-in-law, Warren Snodgrass and Marlin Kohnen and by a brother-in-law, Greg McDonald.

Honorary casket bearers were Steven Beaudry and Greg Snodgrass.