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Marion Beatty


Marion L. Beatty, 63, of Decorah, Iowa, died Monday evening, Aug. 29, 2016, at his home in Decorah.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Decorah Lutheran Church with the Rev. David Sorenson and the Rev. Gary Krapfl officiating.
A reception to greet the family will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Oneota Golf and Country Club, 1714 Golf Road, Decorah.
Marion is survived by his wife, Peggy; his son, Benjamin Beatty (Arrilla) of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Laura Newton (Samuel) of Cottage Grove, Minn.; son, Jeffrey Beatty (Mallory) of Coralville, Iowa; grandchildren, Jack, Mari and Noel Newton and Miles Beatty; brothers, Dr. Charles Beatty (Ann) of Rochester, Minn., and Brian Beatty (Robin) of Des Moines, Iowa; sister, Annette Wingfield (Lance) of Northlake, Texas; mother-in-law, Mary Hall of Mankato, Minn.; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Janet and Dennis Roseland of Palm Harbor, Fla., and Roger and Gayle Hall of Fleming Island, Fla.; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, who were all very special to Marion.
Marion was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Marcella Beatty; his brother, Michael Beatty; his father-in-law, Galen Hall; his stepmother, Suzanne Beatty; and his uncles, Keith Beatty and Ronald Beatty.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, friends wishing to remember Marion send a donation to an organization or charity of their choice, or to one of the following: Winneshiek Medical Center Home Health and Hospice, 901 Montgomery St., Decorah, IA 52101; the Marion and Peggy Beatty Family Scholarship, Loyalty Hall, Luther College, 700 College Drive, Decorah, IA 52101; Decorah Lutheran Church, 309 Winnebago St., Decorah, IA 52101; or the Food Pantry at First Lutheran Church, 604 West Broadway, Decorah, IA 52101.
Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.fjelstul.com.