Bev J. Hoernemann, age 62, of Hopkins, formerly of Lester Prairie, died Thursday, July 28, 2011, at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital.
She was born Aug. 4, 1948, in Glencoe, to Karl and Helma (Panning) Hoernemann. Bev was baptized Aug. 2, 1948, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, and confirmed there April 15, 1962.
She graduated from Lester Prairie High School in 1966.
Bev was united in marriage to Craig Bertelson July 22, 2005.
Bev's passions were her family, friends, and the Minnesota Gophers.
She retired from Rosemont Engineering after 35 years of employment.
Bev is survived by her husband, Craig Bertelson; mother Helma Hoernemann of Lester Prairie; siblings Arline (Robert) Pysick of Watertown, David (Rita) Hoernemann of Lester Prairie, John (Laurie) Hoernemann of Zumbrota, Mary (Roger) Fisher of Arlington, and Lynn (Keith) Peterson of Arizona; brothers and sisters-in-law Keith and Reda Bertelson, Pam Bertelson, and Lyle Twedt, all of Sioux Falls, SD, and Gary Bertelson of Texas; aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, Karl Hoernemann; parents-in-law Robert and Florence Bertelson; and infant sister-in-law Patricia Bertelson.
A celebration of life service took place Monday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie, with interment at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Lester Prairie.
Arrangements were handled by the Huber Funeral Home in Eden Prairie.