Sylvia Beecher Obituary

Sylvia Ruth Beecher
Sylvia Beecher
Sylvia Ruth Beecher

July 12, 1918 - April 13, 2012
Born in New York City, NY
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Sylvia Beecher, 93, who lived in Naples, Florida and Des Moines, passed away on April 13, 2012 at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 16, 2012 at Jewish Glendale Cemetery.

Sylvia was born on July 12, 1918, the daughter of Rae and Abraham Benzer in New York City, New York. In 1936 she was united in marriage to Sol Beecher. They moved to Des Moines in 1955 and began Iowa Beauty and Barber Supply Inc., where Sylvia, known as Mrs. B helped run the company. Sylvia was a life time member of Tifereth Israel Synagogue and loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening and knitting.

Sylvia is survived by her children, Jay (Sharon) Beecher of Boca Raton, FL, Ann (Lou) Balentine and Alan (Hattie) Beecher all of Des Moines; eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sol.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Taylor House Hospice or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Monday, April 16, 2012
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Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Monday, April 16, 2012

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St. Jude Childen's Research Hospital
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