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Katrina M. "Tina" Beste – Obituary

Name: Katrina M. "Tina" Beste

Age: 57

Born: 02-18-1963

Died: 09-06-2020

Visitation:
Daniel Funeral Home, St. Joseph, Minnesota


A Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held to celebrate the life of Katrina M. “Tina” Beste, 57, of St. Joseph.  Tina passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at the St. Cloud Hospital.  
Public Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph.  Parish prayers will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.  Masks are required.
Tina was born on February 18, 1963 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota to Denis and Kathleen (Halverson) Dueker.  She graduated from Osakis High School in 1981.  She then graduated from St. Mary’s College in Minneapolis with a degree in Occupational Therapy.  Tina married Al Beste on August 11, 1984 at St. Alexius Catholic Church in West Union.   She was employed as an Occupational Therapist at St. Benedicts Center for many years prior to working in client management at WACOSA.  Tina was a member of St. Joseph’s Parish in St. Joseph and was a Cub Scout Master of Pack 84.
Tina loved dressing up for Halloween, traveling, and doing crafts.  Above all Tina loved her family and treasured spending time with her grandson.  Her passion was her work with her “peeps”.  She will be remembered for her big heart and fun-loving nature.   
She is survived by her husband of 36 years, Al; sons, Brent (Jamie) of Mankato, Nick (Becka) of Big Lake, Ryan (Alli) of Clearwater; grandson, Michael; granddaughter on the way; mother, Kathleen Dueker of West Union; siblings, Brian (Heidi) Dueker of Sauk Centre, Linda (Kenny) Voller of West Union, Loretta (Paul) Williams of Westport, Boni (Mike) Gamradt of Sauk Centre, Darlene (Brian) Haider of Grey Eagle, Denise (Randy) Mikkelson of West Union, Koren Zurn of New Prague; in-laws, Mary Lou Lieser, Carol (Math) Stalboerger, Pat Henry, Norm (Barb) Henry, Loren (Laurie) Beste; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Denis in 2012; infant brothers, John and Denis Jr.; parents-in-law, Herman and Olivia Beste; sister-in-law, Janet (Dan) Hinnenkamp; and brother-in-law, Bill Henry; and grandparents.   

Guestbook for Katrina M. "Tina" Beste


Karen Kenna Rooney
, Cousin
September 12, 2020, 10:53 pm
Alan, so sorry for your loss. Wishing you comfort and peace
Tom Peters
, Friend of the couple; Al
September 12, 2020, 4:36 pm
Al, Connie and I are so sorry for your lose. We are sorry we have lost contact with you in recent years. We remember Tina as a fun-loving and having great empathy for people. We promise to visit with you soon. Tom and Connie Peters
Duane Pfannenstein
, Friend
September 11, 2020, 12:06 am
Condolences to Al and family. Looks like the good Lord was looking for a good cub master, well he found one. Tina will be missed by lots of people. You have our deepest sympathy, The Pfannenstein, Lisa, Duane, Justin, Trevor and Brady
Roxanne Ryan Layne
, previous coworker
September 10, 2020, 7:12 pm
My deepest sympathy at the Tina's passing. I know she made a difference in the life of so many folks she worked with.
Jen & Jen Zurn
, Koren's sister in law
September 10, 2020, 3:28 pm
Koren (and all your family), We are SO very sorry about the loss of your dear, sweet sister Tina!!! May God be with you all during this very difficult time!! Love and hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!
Patty Kenna
, Cousin
September 10, 2020, 4:41 am
My deepest sympathy to you Alan, and your family. Losing a spouse or parent, especially at such a young age, is a difficult life changing event. My thoughts and prayers to all of you.
Patty Kenna
, Cousin
September 10, 2020, 4:41 am
My deepest sympathy to you Alan, and your family. Losing a spouse or parent, especially at such a young age, is a difficult life changing event. My thoughts and prayers to all of you.
Patty Kenna
, Cousin
September 10, 2020, 4:40 am
My deepest sympathy to you Alan, and your family. Losing a spouse or parent, especially at such a young age, is a difficult life changing event. My thoughts and prayers to all of you.
Sande Cornelius
, past co-worker
September 10, 2020, 2:36 am
I was shocked to hear of Tina's passing. Tina and I worked together for many years when I was a social worker for Stearns County. she was a wonderful person who worked very well with some difficult clients. My prayers to her family.
Dorene Merten
, Aunt
September 9, 2020, 10:10 pm
Al and family. You have our deepest sympathy on your loss of Tina. We will keep you all in our prayers during this trying time. Take Care.
Joe and Lori Steinemann
, Cousin to Al and distant cousin to Tinas mom
September 9, 2020, 9:50 pm
Al and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May the beautiful memories you have help to heal your hearts.
Patricia Thieschafer Brackenbury
, Cousin
September 9, 2020, 3:10 am
I was very shocked and saddened to hear about Tina. Prayers and condolences to all of Tina's family.
Will and Gloria Otte
, Cousin to Al
September 8, 2020, 8:06 pm
Our thoughts and prayers to you, Al, your family and extended families. Cherish the memories.
Judy Sauer Virnig
, Cousin to her dad
September 8, 2020, 6:06 pm
My sympathy to all on your loss of Tina. Will be holding you in prayer.

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