Beatrice C. “Beaty” Douvier, 91, of Melrose, passed away Nov. 18, 2021, at CentraCare Care Center in Melrose.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was Nov. 23 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with the Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating. Inurnment was in the parish cemetery.

Beatrice Catherine Greener was born July 22, 1930, in Albany to Michael and Eva (Loehlein) Greener. She was united in marriage to Gilbert “Gib” Douvier June 2, 1949, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Beaty worked at the Jennie-O for over 30 years, until her retirement. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose. Beaty enjoyed sewing, puzzles, gardening, taking an occasional trip to the casino and loved playing cards, especially Smear.

Survivors include her children, Perry (Mary Ann) Douvier of Holdingford, Kathy (Donny) Dobmeier of St. Rosa, Sandy (Sam) Klaphake of Belgrade, Gail (Randy) Eich of St. Joseph, Randy (Terry) Douvier of Brooten, Debbie (John) Fischbach of Becker, and Jeff Douvier of Melrose; 30 grandchildren, 57 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; and sisters-in-law Regina, Evelyn and Audrey.

Beaty was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert “Gib” Douvier, on Oct. 5, 1999; parents; son Mark Douvier; grandson Andrew; great-grandchildren Avery and Leo; brothers and sisters Roman, Conrad, Eleanor, Leona, Edward, Marcella, Albert, Marion and Bernice.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.

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