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Valorie Beyer

Valorie Beyer

July 21, 1956-Jan. 9, 2014

Valorie Joy Beyer, 57, of Detroit Lakes, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at Sanford Health in Fargo.

Valorie, the daughter of Donald and Joyce (Schroeder) Beyer, was born on July 21, 1956 in Fargo. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Detroit Lakes, where she was raised and educated.

Valorie worked on the Oak Haven Ranch in Frazee for many years, prior to working at the Holiday Inn and as a CNA at St. Mary's Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes. She later worked at Snappy's for several years, until retiring due to health issues.

Valorie enjoyed the outdoors, including hunting, fishing, snowmobiling and gardening. One of her favorite pastimes was attending Moondance Jam and socializing with friends and family. Valorie was a wonderful person to count on with an immense amount of strength, humor and love.

Surviving Valorie are her mother, Joyce Beyer of Detroit Lakes; three sisters, Jonell (Don) Sapp of Perham, Kathy (James) Braseth of Fargo and Tammy Vezner of Detroit Lakes; three brothers, Dale Beyer and Laurel Beyer, both of Frazee, and Michael Beyer of Detroit Lakes; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; and her beloved dog, Sophie.

Valorie's father, Donald Beyer, preceded her in death.

Memorial services are set for 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13 at West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.

A time of lunch and fellowship will follow the service at the Sandbar II (880 Randolph Rd.) in Detroit Lakes.

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