Beulah Graeber Obituary

Beulah  Graeber
Beulah Graeber

April 20, 1903 - May 11, 2005
Born in Madison Township, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Beulah "BG" Graeber, 102, passed from this life on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at the Scottish Rite Park in Des Moines. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 at Sheldahl Cemetery in Sheldahl, IA.

Beulah was born the daughter of Phillip L. and Henrietta K. "Hattie" Alleman Graeber on April 20, 1903 in Madison Township, IA. BG graduated from Sheldahl High School, and later attended Business School in Des Moines. BG lived in Los Angeles, CA for 44 years, where she was employed as a bookkeeper for the William E. Phillips & Co. until her retirement. BG moved back to Iowa 25 years ago. She was a former member of Sheldahl Methodist Church in Sheldahl. BG has lived at Scottish Rite Park for the past 22 years.

She is survived by one sister-in-law, Mary Graeber of San Diego, CA; five nieces, Joyce Hillebo of Polk City, Marilyn Bender of Sturgis, SD, Jeanine Zeisneiss of Mt. Pulaski, IL, Susan Cagni of San Diego, CA, and Gail Mesplay of Golden, CO; one nephew, Tom Graeber of Cedar Falls; and special friends, Jim & Kay Battenfield. BG was preceded into eternal life by her parents and four brothers.

Memorials may be made to either the Sheldahl Methodist Church or a charity of the donor's choice.




Sheldahl Cemetery
Sheldahl, IA US 50243
Tuesday, May 17, 2005
11:00 AM


Sheldahl United Methodist Church