The Free Press, Mankato, MN

August 23, 2013

Beverly J. (Menne) Roy


— Beverly J. (Menne) Roy



    Beverly J. (Menne) Roy, age 83 of North Mankato, died on Thursday, August 22, 2103 at her home.

    Funeral service will be 10:00 am on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Belgrade United Methodist Church in North Mankato with burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday from 3 - 6 at North Mankato Mortuary - Northview (2060 Commerce Dr.) and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Monday.

    Bev was born on June 19, 1930 in St. James to Elmer M. and Anna Louise Berg. She attended and graduated from St. James High School. On April 16, 1951 she was united in marriage to Eugene Menne. Together they raised 4 children. Eugene died on August 20, 1984. She then married Gordon Roy on September 21, 1985. Bev was a long term employee at Brett's Department Store.  She enjoyed being a winter-Texan, spending almost 25 winters with family and friends.

    Bev enjoyed camping, sewing, knitting and ceramics. She was a caregiver, enjoyed coffee with friends and especially enjoyed being with family, holiday gatherings, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Left to cherish her memory are her husband: Gordon; children: Paula (Rick) Nielsen, Steve (Lisa) Menne, Scott (Steve Pivec) Menne, and Keith (Teresa) Menne; step children: Gordy (Laura) Roy, Denise (Mark) Suchsland and David (Shelly) Roy; grandchildren: Kyle (Mary), Ryan, Mike (Katie), Paul (Mary), Tim (Jamie), Nate (Sarah), Nick (Tara), Anna, David and Jennifer; step grandchildren: Jess, Melissa (Donny), Erin, Nick and Mikayla; great grandchildren: Alexandra, Andrew, Noah, Sam, Lauren, Matt, Liam, Elijah, Aubrey and Andrea; several brothers and sisters in law; and other relatives. She was preceded in death by husband Eugene, sister Betty Roy and daughter-in-law Lisa.