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Helen L. Bender Beard
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1921
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Death: Mar. 15, 2009
Lee County
Iowa, USA

Helen L. Beard, 87, of Donnellson, died at 9:45 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Donnellson Health Center.

Born Aug. 20, 1921, in Keokuk, she was the daughter of Tom W. and Frieda S. Sonneborn Bender. On Nov. 30, 1944, she married Elgin Alton Beard. He died April 8, 1997.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one sister and two brothers.

Her body has been donated to the University of Iowa Anatomy Department.

A time of remembrance will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28, with refreshments served at the Pilot Grove Savings Bank Community Room in Donnellson.

Burial will be at a later date in Keokuk National Cemetery.
Hawk Eye, The (Burlington, IA) - March 18, 2009 
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  Elgin A Beard (1914 - 1997)
Keokuk National Cemetery
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Sincerely Yours
Record added: May 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52298022
Helen L. <i>Bender</i> Beard
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