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Beverly Ann (State) Higbe

November 14, 1927 ~ March 7, 2020 (age 92)


** Please note updated information about Beverly's service schedule

Beverly Ann Higbe, age 92 of Cottage Grove, passed away peacefully on March 7, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. 

She is preceded in death by her husbands Arthur Duce and John Higbe; parents Carl and Francis State; sisters Jean and Joan; brother Douglas; infant son Loren Duce and step-daughter Julie Williamson.  She is survived by her children Allen (Sharyn) Duce, Cheryl (Marlyn) Engh, Jeffrey (Rebekah) Duce, Michelle Duce and James (Jane) Higbe; step-sons Robin and Kevin Higbe and many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister Sandy Smith and brothers Jack and Calvin State.

A private family interment at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Mahtomedi is planned and a memorial service will be announced at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to The Champ Foundation or Health East Hospice.

To protect the health and safety of all, services are currently being limited as required by state and local authorities and the CDC. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available with the obituary on our website. Check the funeral home website for the latest COVID-19 update. 

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3400 Century Ave N
Mahtomedi, MN 55110

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