Beatrice M. Kolkin, 89, of Babbitt, dies

Beatrice M. Kolkin, 89, of Babbitt, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at the Ely Bloomenson Community Hospital.
She was born on May 26, 1929 In Cass Lake, Mn to Tom And Gladys (Clapp) Littler. She married Kendall Kolkin on December 7, 1947.
Beatrice was a homemaker, a loyal Twins fan and always had a drawer full of cookies. She was a founding member of the Evangelical Church of Babbitt.
She is survived by sons: Gary (Viv) and Russ; Grandchildren Kime (Mike), Marcy (John), Angie and John (Vicky); Great grandchildren: Amnna, Ryan, Nick, Tad, JoshuaTessa and Paul; siblings: Floyd (Donna) Cliff, Vera, Vernon (Sharon), Vona (Gene) Charlotte, Gladys, John (Sherry) and sister in law Alice. Beatrice was preceded in death by her older sister Bernice and brother Roy.
Funeral will be held at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Babbitt on Friday, August 10 at 10 a.m., with burial after service in Cass Lake, MN. Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home of Ely.