Elizabeth “Beth” Elaine Housen was born on May 4, 1967, in Alexandria, MN to Thomas and Shirley (Herrick) Housen. She graduated from Jefferson High School in Alexandria, MN. She went to work in the kitchen at the Holiday Inn and later at Bonanza Restaurant where she was the manager. She later worked at Arrowwood Resort as the manager in the waterpark. Beth loved animals, especially her cats and dogs.
Elizabeth died on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at her home in Alexandria at the age of 55. She is survived by her mother, Shirley Dunn of Alexandria; aunt, Patti (Bill) Murphy of Goodyear, AZ; uncle, Clifford (Kay) Herrick of Jamestown, ND; cousins, Kim, Jeff, and David Herrick. Beth is preceded in death by her father, Thomas Housen; step-dad, Mike Dunn; maternal grandparents, Clarence and Elna Herrick; paternal grandparents, Ted and Winne Housen; and cousins, Steven and Curtis Herrick.
A committal service will be held 10:00 AM on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at Lakeside Cemetery in Osakis, MN.