Beaulah (Bea), Lillian Lutkehaus nee Baughman

Beaulah (Bea), Lillian Lutkehaus nee Baughman, 93, of Fort Saint James BC, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 4, 2013 of natural causes.

She was born in Loverna, Saskatchewan on June 10, 1920, to the late Doris and Gale Baughman and grew up in Bergen, Alberta. Bea was married to George Lutkehaus June 17, 1940, until his death in 1987.

Bea moved to Fort St James in 1956 with her young family. Bea and George built their home at Cottonwood Beach, where she has lived ever since. Bea began working at the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1956 for 10 years. She loved to garden and was often seen outside her house raking leaves, picking Saskatoon berries and enjoying its beauty. Bea loved to do crosswords and other word puzzles. She was a quilter and spent many a winter’s night making warm blankets for her family.

She is survived and greatly missed by her sister June Haug of Bergen, Alberta, her 3 children Gale (Anne), Orvin (Anne) and Evelyn; Her grandchildren, Moira (Mat), Mark (Holly), Grace (Phil), Richard, Brenda (Dennis), Aubrey and Warren; 13 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

There is no service as requested.

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