Timothy Andrew Beech

Timothy Andrew Beech

Timothy Andrew Beech age 62, of Belview, MN died on August 16, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, MN.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held at the Grant Romberg Farm, located at 22623 CR-10, Sleepy Eye on Saturday, August 28, 2021, from 4:00 -8:00 pm.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Timothy Andrew Beech was born September 29, 1958, in Sleepy Eye to Richard and Eleanor (Steinke) Beech. He attended Sleepy Eye High School and went on to study music and electrical engineering at Mankato State University.

He was employed with Delta Engineering, doing lighting designs under contract for 3M, traveling the globe and designing systems. Later, he and wife, Karen, owned and operated the Orchid Inn in Sleepy Eye for over six years.

Timothy was known for his love of music. He played multiple instruments and was in the Ellis St. Singers for MSU, touring the world and performing for crowds. He loved to golf, caring for all animals, especially his dogs, even adopting Karen's cat in the process. Timothy and his brothers loved sailing large sail boats, including outings on Lake Superior. He was known for his big heart and often gave his last nickel to friends in need.

Timothy was preceded in death by his parents. He will be loving remembered by his wife, Karen of Belview; step-son, Grant (Heather) Romberg of Sleepy Eye and eight grandchildren. Timothy is also survived by brothers, Jerry (Marcy) Beech of Northfield and Brian (Mary) Beech of Bloomington.

Posted online on August 19, 2021