Lois L. Beron

November 24, 1926April 23, 2011

Lois Lucille (Shovein) Beron, age 84, Died Saturday, April 23, 2011, of natural causes, at the Benedictine Health Care Center.

Lois was born November 24, 1926, in Duluth to Olga and David Shovein. She was the last of 10 siblings. Lois was a lifelong Proctor resident. After graduating from Proctor High School, she worked for Western Union counting numbered railroad cars. Lois spent time in Seattle during W.W. II working on B-52 bombers for Boeing Air. She went on to marry Raymond A. Beron on May 31, 1946 at St. Rose Catholic Church.

Lois was a member of the West Duluth American Legion, Post 71. She worked for Hansen’s Restaurant, in Duluth’s West End and completed 23 years as the head drive in teller for Western National Bank before she retired. Lois was a people person and often commented that working for the bank were some of the best years of her life. Her favorite weekend activity was dressing to the nines and going dancing with her husband, Ray to the sounds of the Big Bands.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, Raymond; parents; and nine siblings.

Survivors include five children, Bruce E. (Jeannine) of Saginaw, Deborah (Galen) Atwood, of Puyallup, WA, Kim A. of Salt Lake City, UT, Pamela (Neal) Wedum, of Choteau, MT and Kathleen (Mark) Horngren, of Wascott, WI; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, with a 10th on the way; a sister-in-law, Rita (Donald) Myntti, of Duluth; two brothers-in-law, Richard (Judy) Beron, of Proctor and Giles (Joan) Beron, of Tucson, AZ .

Memorial Service: 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 27th in the Bell Brothers Funeral Chapel, 601 N. 56th Ave. W. A private inurnment will be at Oneota Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Damiano Kids Café, which provides meals and nutrition education. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of the Benedictine Health Care Center, for the thoughtful care given to Lois. Please leave a memory of Lois or words of support for the family at Arrangements by Bell Brothers Funeral Home.


  • Memorial Service Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Lois L. Beron

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Evelyn A Overlie

April 30, 2011

I'm very sorry to hear about your loss of Lois. Many years ago she trained me in as a teller at Western Nat'l Bank and I had such fun learning and working with her. She was one special lady.

Idell & Robert Henderson

April 27, 2011

Our love and support goes out to the Beron family in the loss of Lois. She was a gracious lady. We also shared her wedding anniversary and had talked about it at one time.

April 27, 2011

My friend, Dick, shared the dining room table with Lois for quite a long time. I was often there to help Dick and also tried to help Lois and others at the table if it was needed. Lois couldn't chat much and yet we had communication somewhat through her eyes and smiles. It seemed that we each understood each other. I looked forward to her being at the table with us and was so sad when she was moved to the other dining room. I was so sad when I learned that she had passed away. My thoughts are with you. Nancy

Joe Pentz

April 27, 2011

I am so sorry about the loss of Lois. She will be truly missed, by everyone. I truly enjoyed my time spent taking care of her.

Jayme Heim (Beron)

April 26, 2011

I'm so sorry to hear that Lois is gone. I remember her smile and how she was always dressed so perfectly with her hair done just so! She was a beautiful lady both inside and out. I remember her fondly; my thoughts are with all of you.

Don Shovein

April 26, 2011

Aunt Lois was one of the world's truly nice and caring people. She will be missed, but fondly remembered by all who were lucky enough to know and love her.