Donald C. Beto, 74

Donald C. Beto, 74 a resident of Swanville, passed away Tuesday Jan. 3, 2012, at his home.

Funeral services were held Friday at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls.

Donald was born Jan. 12, 1937, in Saint Paul, to the late Charles and Eva (Olson) Beto. He was united in marriage to Nancy Seelen in Randall, and has been happily married to her for the last 35 years. Donald enjoyed going on camping trips as well as spending time hunting and fishing. He worked for many years as a truck driver in Minnesota and also worked as a mechanic in Minneapolis. Donald was greatly loved and will be dearly missed.

Donald is survived by wife, Nancy Beto of Swanville; children, Gary (Beverly) Beto of Royalton, Cheryl Day of Wyoming, Theresa (Jim) Anderson of Forest Lake, Deborah (Rick) Lambert of Stacy, Tom Beto of Scandia, Shawn (Lorelee) Beto of Little Falls, Donald (Staci) Beto Jr. of Royalton, Lisa (Mike) Hukrieda of Cold Spring and Shannon (Dan) Stans of Long Prairie; brother, LeRoy (Mabel) Beto of Fort Ripley; sisters, Jeanette Shroeder of Big Lake and Sharon Kramer of Randall; 39 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

Donald is preceded in death by parents, Charles and Eva Beto; daughter, Linda Beto; siblings, Kenneth Beto, Irene Bermel, Betty Taylor, Beverly Kurowski, Kathleen Schlumpberger and Nina Beto.

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