Beck, Viva Pearson (Raigna) age 79 of Mpls. Born in Estonia, July 20, 1939. Passed away Oct. 8, 2018. Preceded in death by her mother, Olga Raigna; father, Alex Raigna; birth father, August Tober; and brother, Vello Raigna. Survived by her husband, Jerry Beck; daughters, Mary (Doug) Vander Linden and Stacie Olson; grandchildren, Alex Vander Linden and Emily (Andrew) Otis; nephews Chris Raigna and Mark Raigna; and many friends. Viva was the producer and costar of the public access cable TV show Viva and Jerry's Country Music Videos. She worked hard, played hard, enjoyed making people laugh, met many musicians, comedians, and TV personalities and loved meeting fans of the show. A Celebration of Life will be held at Cardinal Restaurant and Bar, 2920 E. 38th St., Mpls on Saturday, Oct. 13th from 1-3 PM. Twin Cities Cremation 651-645-1233

Published on October 10, 2018


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