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Beatrice Arleen Ranieri

Bella Vista, AR, 1924 - 2019

Beatrice Arleen Ranieri, age 95, of Bella Vista, Ark., passed away Monday, December 23, 2019, at a local skilled care center. She was born April 9, 1924, in Galesville, Wisc., the daughter of Ella Semb and Axel Gilbertson. She was a homemaker, and a dental office manager for many years. She studied the bible, played the violin, attended church activities, painted with both oil and watercolor, enjoyed cooking, baking, and playing and listening to musical performances. She had also attended Business Administration School.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Joseph Ranieri, whom she married May 26, 1946, and who also recently passed away, May 15, 2019; also preceding, brother, Stanley Gilbertson.
Beatrice is survived by: one son, Joel Andre Ranieri of Bella Vista, Ark.; two daughters, Jewell Arleen Ranieri, of Spokane Valley, Wash., Claire L. Ranieri, of Olathe, Kan.; one brother; Knute Gilbertson and his wife Joanne, of Minnetonka, Minn.; three grandsons; Brian, Erik and Gabriel Coffin; six great-grandchildren; one niece, Anne Fitzgerald; one nephew, Mark Gibertson; and some cousins.
A celebration of Beatrice's life will be Tuesday with visitation at 9 a.m., and funeral service at 10 a.m. at Morningstar Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska. She will be interned with the love of her life Joseph C Ranieri in the National Cemetery in Omaha, Neb., on Tuesday at 1 p.m. after the services.
Memorials to be sent to United Lutheran Church, 100 Cooper Road, in Bella Vista, Ark., 72715 if preferred instead of flowers. Arkansas Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home Bella Vista. Condolences:

Published December 28, 2019

Epting Funeral Home
709 N. Walton, Bentonville, AR
Find it at: corner of Walton and College
Phone: 479-273-3443