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Elsie J. (Strongman) Beadle

April 26, 2018
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Elsie J. Beadle, age 65, of Nelson, died Thursday, April 26, 2018 at her home following a 1 ½ year battle with a respiratory disease.  She was born July 28, 1952 in Dunoon, Scotland, the daughter of Alfred and Mary (Wilson) Strongman.  She immigrated to the United States in 1976.  She married Robert Beadle March 27, 1976 in Portsmouth, VA.  The couple moved to Minneapolis in 1977 and later moved to Nelson in 2004.  Elsie worked as a professional housekeeper for the Crosby and Pillsbury families in Minneapolis.  When the couple moved to Nelson she worked for Mark and Mary Ann Redding of rural Alma. 

Elsie is survived by her husband, Robert Beadle, Nelson, WI; daughters, Ann (Nate) Reinitz, Mound, MN, Lorrie (Dan) Burdeski, Woodbury, MN; step-daughters, Carole Swinney and Breaca Pemberton; three grandchildren, Kyle and Kristina Zacrep and Jordan Reinitz; sister, Marjorie Waldron, Kellogg, MN; brothers, John and David Strongman, both of Scotland; nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Mary, step-daughter, Judy Newmiller, two brothers and one sister.

 Her body will be cremated and her remains will be taken back to her hometown area in Scotland.  A memorial service will be held at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Mound, MN at a later date.  

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