2013-02-14 / Obituaries

Edwin Beska, 90, of Troutdale, Ore.

Edwin Beska, 90, of Troutdale, Ore., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013.

Edwin was the son of Frank and Christina(Kessler) Beska of Temvik.

Edwin lived in Troutdale for over 40 years.

Edwin was one of 11 children, and his sole surviving brother, Rudolph (Rudy) Beska, of Hazelton is currently residing at the Strasburg Care Center in Strasburg.

Edwin retired from real estate sales. He loved to read, do crossword puzzles, and work in his yard. He was a vegetarian, and a devout Seventh-day Adventist.

Survivorsincludehisbrother, Rudy Beska, Hazelton; his wife, Donna, Troutdale; a daughter and son in law, Vickie (Beska) and Bill Schneider, Lowell, Ore.; a son and daughter in law, Jerry and Mary Beska, Reedsport,Ore.; a daughter Kandie (Beska) Gibbons, Kennewick, Wash.; seven grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

Edwin was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Albert, Fred, Ted, Leroy, Herbert and Robert; and three sisters, Ida, Ella and Irene.

A celebration of life was held on Feb. 2, 2013, at the Open Arms SDA church in Portland Ore. Edwin was a member of the church since 1974.

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