August 17, 1935 - November 19, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 1 p.m. on Monday, November 24, 2014 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Carol Jean Beaudine, age 79, of St. Cloud. Carol passed away November 19 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House. Burial will take place in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls.

Relatives and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, November 23 at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish Prayers will be held at 4 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.

Carol was born August 17, 1935 in Dale, MN to Mike and Selma (Olson) Erickson. She graduated from Lake Park High School in 1953. She married Marlyn Beaudine on December 22, 1954 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Lake Park.

Carol was a friend to everyone and gave generously of her time as a volunteer with ARC, FISH, Red Cross, Telephone Pioneers, First Call for Help, Catholic Charities, Meals on Wheels and sang with the funeral choir at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church. She did volunteer work in Arizona, Colorado, California, Washington, North Dakota, Puerto Rico and all over Minnesota. She was Woman of the Year for Beta Sigma Phi in 1985.

Carol is survived by her husband Marlyn, sons Allen (Sherry) of Biloxi, Mississippi, and Tony (Tamara) of Livermore, CA, daughters Cindy at home, Susan (John) Stang of St. Cloud, Sandra (Tom) Peters of Waite Park, brothers Marvin (Sally) Erickson of Audubon, MN, Curtis (Margie) Erickson of Hawley, MN, sisters Marlene Johnson of Hawley, MN, Glennette (Lester) Olson of Audubon, MN, sister-in-law Marlys Erickson of Grand Forks, ND, and special son Danny (Michelle) Wilson of Madison, MN, 14 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, brothers Maurice and Clarence.

Memorials are preferred to Options, Inc. 16820 197th Avenue NW, Big Lake, MN 55309.