Beach, Ellen I. (July 14, 1886 - October 13, 1962)



Unknown - October 11, 1962

Ellen I. Beach was born at Barnard, Kansas July 14, 1886 and passed away unexpectedly at her home in Douglas on October 13, 1962. She was 76 years of age.

She was united in marriage to Lloyd Beach at Udell, Iowa on Feb. 26, 1908, and that same year moved to the LaPrele area where they engaged in ranching until about two years ago, when Mr. Beach's health began to fail, and they moved to Douglas to make their home. Mr. Beach preceded his wife in death on August 16 of this year.

Mrs. Beach was a member of the Methodist Church and the LaPrele Homemakers club in which she was an active and devoted worker.

Survivors include 2 daughters, Mrs. Alice Nunn, Douglas, and Mrs. Afton Sears, Bend, Oregon; a brother, Raymond King of Ottuma, Iowa; a sister, Mrs. Gladys Schaefer, Casper; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A son, Kenneth, died in the service of his country in World War II.

Funeral services were held Saturday, October 6, at the Methodist Church with the Rev. Edgar Hoffman officiating.

Pallbearers were Harold Hardesty, Buzz Philbrick, Art Howard, W.J. Wesnitzer, Irving Carlson and Richard Burks.

Burial was in Douglas Park cemetery.


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