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“I have such great memories of Bea and Palmer. They were such close friends to Dorothy and Gordon Dunbar. I became good friend with them in...Read More »
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“Bea's clematis have bloomed every day this summer at Wilby Circle. She was a fun neighbor and had such a zest for her life. One day in June we had...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Jean Aamodt - Albert lea, MN

“So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
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“Fond memories are what we have to remember our dearly departed. My most heartfelt condolences. ”
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Bernice Bertha "Bea" Slette, age 95, of Walters, MN died Thursday, September 14, 2017 at The Shepherd's Inn in Wells, MN. A memorial service will be held Monday, September 18, 2017 at 2:00 PM at United Lutheran Church, in Walters, MN with Pastor Don Rose officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Walters Cemetery.

Bernice was born June 13, 1922 in Foster Township, Faribault County, the daughter of Arno and Margaret (Obermeyer) Buendorf. Bea graduated from Wells High School, and then went on to Beauty School in St. Paul, MN. She was united in marriage to Palmer Slette on November 10, 1943 in Wells, MN. Bernice was not only a housewife, but a farm helper. She was a clerk at the Walters Post Office. Bea was an active member of United Lutheran Church, where she enjoyed serving on the Altar Guild, and was a member of WELCA.

Bea is survived by her sons: Dale (Lucille) Slette of Bloomington, MN, Gary (Kathleen) Slette of Twin Falls, ID, and Donn (Mary) Slette of Walters, MN; grandchildren: Scott (Jennie) Nelson, Jodi Nelson, Jonn (Nikki) Slette, Jill (Dan) Koehler, Beth (Darren) Anderson, Eric (Rachel) Slette, Christopher Slette, Caitlin Slette; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Palmer; brother, Harlen; brother-in-law Clarence; sisters-in-law Harriet Nehring, and Leona Buendorf; nephew, Dennis Nehring; and niece, Joan Nehring