Beth Laschinger, age 36, died unexpectedly at her home in Coon Rapids on June 8, 2016. The funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Monday, June 13th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with visitation 1 hour prior to the service. There will also be a visitation on Sunday, June 12th, from 6 – 8 P.M. at our Isanti Chapel. Interment will be in Fridsborg Cemetery.
Elizabeth “Beth” Laschinger was born September 5, 1979 in Rapid City, South Dakota to Philip and Mary Kay (Harer) Wilson. She was raised on the ranch in Elm Springs, South Dakota and graduated from Wall High School in Wall, South Dakota. She then earned a Bachelor’s Degree at Black Hills University in Spearfish, South Dakota. Beth and David met on January 5, 2009 and in 4 months they were engaged and another 4 months they were married on August 15, 2009 at Country Roads Church in Stacy, Minnesota. They made their first home in Minneapolis and later purchased a home in Coon Rapids where they have since made their home. Their daughter, Penelope, was born in 2013. Beth was employed as a Client Executive at Marsh & McLennan in Brooklyn Park. Beth didn’t have a selfish bone in her body. She was an amazing wife and mother. She loved music, traveling, doing crafts, writing and she was an avid reader. Beth loved her Lord, she had an unwavering faith and she read daily devotionals.
Beth passed away unexpectedly at her home on June 8, 2016 at the age of 36 years, 9 months and 3 days. She is survived by her husband, David and daughter, Penelope Jean of Coon Rapids; parents, Philip and Mary Kay Wilson of Elm Springs, SD; 3 siblings, Amy (Josh) Wolberg and their children, Mary Ann, Sam, Emma of Eden Prairie, Patrick (Lane) Wilson of Rapid City, SD, Pamela (Matt) Tesch and their son, Lucas of Harwood, ND; mother and father-in-law, Betty and Norman Laschinger of Wyoming, MN; grandmother, Norma Harer of Hoven, SD; sister-in-law, Heather and Bernd Clasen of Wasdow, Germany and their children, Kai and Calvin; special friends, Briana Naesher and Mike Sampson of Minneapolis; and by many other relatives and friends.