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Lucille Fern Bewley

Lucille Fern Bewley

Lucille Fern Bewley, 87, of Bemidji, MN, died Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center in Bemidji.

A Memorial Gathering will be held from 1-3:00 pm, with a prayer service at 2:30pm with Rev. Stan Nelson officiating, Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, MN.

She was born on November 19, 1925, in Presho, South Dakota, the daughter of Elbert and Dorothy (Herman) Allyn. She was raised in South Dakota until as a young teen she moved with her family to Missouri, and later Iowa. She married Lester Bewley on June 22, 1944 in Dakota City, Nebraska. They lived in Colorado for 12 years before moving to Bemidji, MN in 1967. Lucille started with the Bemidji Chamber of Commerce, where she worked for 23 years until her retirement in 1990. She was a volunteer at the Bemidji Senior Center for many years, and a lifelong member of the Baptist church. She enjoyed sewing and making crafts that she would sell in the Senior Center shop.

She is survived by: her husband, Lester Bewley of Bemidji, Sons, Ron (Susie) Bewley of Sauk Rapids, MN, Larry Bewley of West St. Paul, MN, David (Debbie) Bewley of Bemidji, Sisters, Delores (Floyd) Johnson of Sioux City, Iowa, Betty (James) Reese of Sioux City, Iowa, Brother, William L. (Velma) Allyn of Pueblo, Colorado, 6 Grandchildren, and 2 Great-Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Lloyd Allyn, Pete Allyn, and Bob Allyn.

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