Bessie Soost

  • Born: September 19, 1930
  • Died: April 4, 2019
  • Location: Wells, Minnesota

Bruss-Heitner Funeral Homes

255 2nd Ave SW
Wells, MN 56097

Tel. (507) 553-3124

Tribute & Message From The Family

Bessie Maxine Soost, 88, of Wells, MN, died Thursday, April 4, 2019 at Parkview Care Center in Wells, MN. A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Rosehill Cemetery in Wells, MN. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells is in charge of arrangements.
Bessie Maxine was born September 19, 1930 in Minnesota Lake, MN, the daughter of Herbert and Vera (Fountain) Culbertson. She was united in marriage to Edward Soost, May 24, 1952 in Wells, MN. They lived and farmed in rural Wells until 1984. Bessie was a farmers wife and worked at Parkview Nursing Home for over 40 years. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, fishing, camping and spending time with her family. Bessie was a very giving, caring, religious woman. She was a pianist for the Assembly of God Church for many years and helped with many church activities.
Bessie is survived by her children: Judy (Wayne) Rosin of Wells, Wayne (Deb) Soost of Alden, Cindy (Roger) Berndt of St. James; grandchildren: Lisa (Al) Shallow of Lena, WI, Jeremy (Heather) Rosin of Belle Plain, Chris (Jara) Soost of Gilette, WY, Casey (Kristi) Soost of Alden, Amy (Josh) Bell of Hollendale, Kim Soost of Alden, Stacy (Joshua) Hander of Wells, Stephanie Berndt of Mankato, Samantha (Caleb) Mackey of Waukee, IA; 19 great grandchildren and one on the way; siblings: David (Janet) Culbertson, Lilah (John) Scrabeck and Bonnie (Maynard) Bakken; along with many nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward; brothers: Kenneth, Melvin, Lester, Maynard and Donald Culbertson; sister: Betty Fredericks.
Bessie's persona will be greatly missed at family gatherings.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I knew Kim soost and Kristi Soost since daycare and I had a lot of fun being there and it made the days go by faster!! I'm sorry for your guys losses! I bet she was a nice lady like all of you are today! I can't imagine what you guys are going through right now but I know she is in your guys hearts and she is looking down on all of you! I really do miss Kristi's Daycare!!

Posted by Morgan Clennon - Wells, MN - Friend   April 25, 2019

Such a sweet lady. So many memories of her. Sending prayers and hugs to her family.
Sue and Donnie Grunzke

Posted by Susan Grunzke - Alden, MN - Family Friend   April 24, 2019

You're all in my thoughts and prayers! Your moms kindness lives on through all of you! I have so many fun memories working with your mom. Thank you for the honor of caring for your mom! Blessings! Pam Warmka

Posted by Pam Warmka - Coworker   April 23, 2019