top banner

Obituary Listings

Beatrice Floye Mogen

December 14, 1925 November 2, 2017
Beatrice Floye Mogen
There are condolences waiting approval on Beatrice's Tribute wall
Obituary for Beatrice Floye Mogen

Worthington, MN

Beatrice “Bea” Floye Mogen, age 91, died on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at Good Samaritan Community in Pipestone, MN.
Bea was born on December 14, 1925, in Garner, IA, the daughter of Clifford and Edna (Schmidt) Nesbit. She was in the first kindergarten class in Garner and attended school there through the sixth grade. In 1938, she moved with her parents to Austin, MN and graduated from Austin High School in 1944.
In August 1945, Bea married Ardean (Ard) Mogen at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Hayfield, MN. They lived in Austin until 1955 when they moved to Worthington. She was employed at Radio Electric Supply for several years. Bea retired in December 1988 after working for over 18 years for MNDOT as a Driver’s License Examiner. She resided in Worthington and last lived on Pershing Boulevard where she had a view of the golfers at Worthington Country Club and could feed the squirrels and birds on her patio. In December 2012, she moved to RidgeView Estates in Pipestone where she made new friends and continued feeding the squirrels and birds. She entered Good Samaritan Community on September 1, 2017.
Bea was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Worthington for over 50 years, serving on numerous committees over that time. She was a Girl Scout leader, RSVP volunteer and a member of the Knitting and Sewing Club.
Bea is survived by her daughter, Linda (Dennis) Roelfsema of Pipestone, MN; four grandchildren, Leah (Mark) Ference of Pipestone, MN, Todd (Beth) Roelfsema of Marshall, MN, Mark (Jess) Roelfsema of Dell Rapids, SD and Sarah (Tom) Beck of Clearwater, MN; seven great grandchildren, Zachery, Thomas and Maxwell Roelfsema, Zoe and Sean Roelfsema-Hummel, Alexandria Roelfsema and Aaron Beck.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ardean in 1988; her parents; step-mother, Esther Nesbit, and brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Esther Mogen of Aberdeen, SD.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Jeanette McCormick officiating. Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. at the Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield, MN.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.
The family prefers memorials to RidgeView Estates in Pipestone or Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

8

Nov

10:00 AM 11/8/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/8/2017 11:00:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Wednesday

8

Nov

11:00 AM 11/8/2017 11:00:00 AM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States
Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Beatrice Floye Mogen

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Beatrice

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Beatrice Floye Mogen.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.
Loading...