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Judith E. Beckman June 16, 1944 - Dec. 12, 2008

LITCHFIELD -- Judith Elaine (Klitzke) Beckman, 64, of Litchfield died Friday at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church in Litchfield. Burial will be in Lake Ripley Cemetery, Litchfield.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services at the church.

She was born June 16, 1944, in Fort Snelling. She grew up in Litchfield and graduated from Litchfield High School in 1962. Judy continued her education at St. Cloud State University where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting.

On Jan. 30, 1965, she married Jerry Beckman in Litchfield. She owned and operated The Framemakers in Litchfield for many years. Together they owned and operated Beckman's Appliance and TV in Litchfield for 35 years. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her children: Christian (and Stephanie) Beckman of Litchfield and Brigette (and Chad) Flolo of Farmington; two granddaughters; her parents; and five sisters: Susan, Marsha, Cindy, Penny and Robin.

She was preceded in death by her husband and one sister.