Beatrice Nordstrom (Becotte)
Mary Beatrice Ann Nordstrom (Becotte) was born on May 29, 1936 in Richard, Saskatchewan to parents Arthur and Alberta Becotte.
Bea grew up on the farm with her four sisters before moving to Melfort to pursue hairdressing. She met her future husband, Lawrence, at a dance and spent the rest of her life with him in the North Star/Melfort area until his passing in 2015.
On November 17, 1960, Bea married Lawrence Nordstrom. Together they had four children; Arnold Nordstrom, Corrine (Murray) Hodgson, Lesa (Allen) Atefi and Raymond Nordstrom. They also have three grandchildren; Terrance Nordstrom, Melody and Melissa Atefi, along with adopted grandchildren Conway and Alissa.
Bea enjoyed spending summers at Lower Fishing Lake and working in her flower gardens. She was a fan of curling and liked to bowl in her later years.
Bea is survived by her children and grandchildren, as well as her sisters Noela and Jean.
She passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at the age of 82 years.