Service for Dorothy Beck on Sunday

Dorothy Beck, who along with her husband founded Beck’s Elk River Greenhouse and Vegetable Gardens, has died.

The 89-year-old Elk River woman died on Aug. 1. She is preceded in death by her husband, Orville.

Beck was born in Minneapolis and was a graduate of Robbinsdale High School. Orville and Dorothy moved to Elk River in 1959. Their business has been a part of the community for more than 50 years.

A celebration of her life will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6, at Dare’s Funeral Home, 805 Main St., Elk River, with a time of remembrance at 7 p.m.