Rachel Lynn Bearfield (Schlecht), age 66, passed away peacefully on September 11, 2020. She was born in Fargo, ND on November 17, 1953 to Andrew and Dawn Schlecht.
She lived in Enderlin, ND and graduated high school there in 1971. She continued her education at Golden Valley Lutheran College in Golden Valley, MN. She married John Bearfield of Lisbon, ND on January 12, 1973.
Rachel was a social butterfly who enjoyed life to the fullest. She was a rock for her family showing them the love of God and enriching their lives with His teachings. Rachel was a beloved foster mom to many children. She loved pickleball, Tamarac Lake, Fountain of the Sun Family, her bible study groups and traveling.
Rachel worked for West Fargo Public Schools where she retired in 2012. Her love for people, her genuine smile, and infectious laugh blessed her with many wonderful friendships. Rachel and her husband John fully retired in Mesa, AZ in 2016 returning to their lake home near Pelican Rapids, MN each summer.
She is survived by her mother Dawn Schlecht of Enderlin, ND; Sisters Kristi (Chuck) Thilmony of Enderlin, ND and Gretchen Hoy of Enderlin, ND; Brother Tyler Schlecht of Enderlin, ND; Children Joshua (Myra) Bearfield of Phoenix, AZ, Danyell (Cory) Deckard of Bakersfield, CA, Mandie (Patrick) Murray of Fargo, ND; grandchildren Jack, Benjamin Deckard and Gavin, Hudson, Cadence Murray.
She was preceded in death by her father Andrew Schlecht, and her husband John Bearfield.
Funeral Service will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Moorhead, MN on October 9th at 10:30 am, masks are required. Burial to follow at the Enderlin Cemetery in Enderlin, ND.
- Date & Time: October 09, 2020 (10:30 AM)
- Venue: St. Joseph Catholic Church
- Location: 218 10th St S. Moorhead, MN 56560