Beese, Jacqueline "Jackie" "The Boss" July 4th, 1937 January 18th, 2021 Jackie Beese, age 83, of Champlin, MN passed away January 18th at Mercy Hospital surrounded by her family. Jackie was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Richard Beese; grandson Lane Clem; her parents Kenneth and Marjorie Heesen; sisters and brother-in-law Donna and Stan Getchell, Lorelie Hartkopf; parents-in-law Roy and Martha Beese; brother and sister-in-law Gerald and Murlie Beese; nephew Dan Beese; niece Sandra Cook; great nephew Ryan Cook; sister and brother-in-law Charlotte and Laddie Kurgan; nephew James Kurgan; and nephew Steven Beese. Jackie is survived by children Michelle (Mike) Barthel, Craig (Karen), Paul (Tana), Jay, Tom, Laura (Gary) Clem, and Ann (Dan) Posch; grandchildren Grant, Nathan, Steve, Mary, Katie, Kenny, Kristine, Matt, Kelly, Jericho, Austyn, Brennan, Kole, Blake, Michael, Larkin, Gage, Chloe and Hailey; 10 great-grand-children; brother-in-law, Robert Beese (Connie); brother-in-law, Allan "Bucky" Hartkopf; many nieces and nephews and special friends. Jackie enjoyed spending time with her family, watching sports of any kind, trips to the casino to win yellow sports cars, eating anything sweet with a good cup of coffee, an occasional tequila shot and entertaining family and friends. Richard nicknamed her "The Boss" because she was. She was strong in her faith and we have peace in knowing she is reunited with Richard. Mass Monday, January 25th, 10:30 AM, Church of St. Vincent de Paul, Brooklyn Park, MN. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Published on January 24, 2021