Kathleen’s service will be livestreamed below starting at 7 PM Monday, June 27, 2022.

Kathleen “Kathy” Gunstenson, 81, died June 22, 2022 peacefully with her family by her side under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Kathy was born May 26, 1941 in Fargo, ND and grew up in Grand Forks with her parents, Sy and Dorothy Cox. She attended school in Grand Forks, graduating from Grand Forks Central in 1959. She started her working career with the Grand Forks Herald and later worked at the Moorhead Credit Union where she retired after 28 years.
Kathy married Thomas “Woody” Gunstenson in March of 1962 and they had 3 children. She married Roger Beardsley on March 13, 1992, celebrating 30 years this past March.
Kathy enjoyed reading, watching the turkeys in her backyard, her dogs, and spending time with her family. She will be missed by all.
Kathy is survived by her husband, Roger; son, Jason and his children Tara (Scott) and Megan; daughter, Kristen (Shane) Haphey and their children Sterling and Kacy; brother, Jack (Betty) Cox.; and her dog, Sara.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Mark; sisters, Mary Lou Nagel and Catherine Brey-Marler and brother, Bill Cox.


Visitation: June 27, 2022 @ 5:00 - 7:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
South Fargo, ND 58103

Celebration of Life: June 27, 2022 @ 7:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
South Fargo, ND 58103

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  1. I have so many great memories with Aunt Kathy. Helping out with the kids with Teri and all our get togethers when I lived in Fargo. I will miss seeing her when I travel back home.

  2. Kathleen was my favorite auntie! Woody and Kathleen would bring me everywhere with them! I know it was to babysit the kids, but I felt like one of the family! I remember a trip to Colorado. Jason was just a little bitty baby! I rode in the back seat with him! Man I loved that kid! He was my own baby doll! When they moved to Alexandria, Markie and little Kristi got my love too! I have lots of pictures of us! Such fun memories! Loved you auntie!

  3. So sorry for the loss of Kathy Roger.
    May God give you extra strength in the weeks to come.
    Your cousin,
    Emily Boyer

  4. We loved visiting Kathy whenever we went to Moorhead. Always funny and welcoming. So sorry for your loss. May she Rest In Peace.

  5. So very sorry Roger for the loss of Kathy our hearts go out to you we pray you will find strength in all the good memories to help you 🙏🏻❤️

  6. Oh, no so sorry to hear this. Kathy was always such a nice neighbor to us and our kids when we lived across the street. She will be missed.

    Josh, Jo Leen, Sully, Bella and Leah
    Koth Family

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