|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1928|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 2009|
Longtime Bethune, Colorado resident Alma Beringer passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at the Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital in Denver. She was 80 years old.
Alma was born on December 13, 1928 in Campbell Co., South Dakota to John and Elizabeth (Heiser) Beringer. She was one of five children. The family moved to Saint Francis, Kansas in 1930. Alma attended a country school near Saint Francis to the third grade.
In 1939 the family moved to Bethune, Colorado. She attended school in Bethune thru the sixth grade. On February 14, 1942 the family was in a car accident where her parents and sister Irene died. After the accident Alma then went to live with Amelia and Reuben Meyer. She attended a country school thru the seventh grade.
Alma was baptized on January 27, 1929 in South Dakota into the Lutheran Church. She was confirmed on April 9, 1944 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church north of Bethune and was a member of the Church and a member of the Ladies Aid. She enjoyed being a part of the settlement sewing club, quilting, embroidery, gardening, growing flowers, raising chickens and milking cattle. She was also a babysitter for many children that grew up in the settlement.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Irene Beringer, an infant brother Elmer and an infant sister Justina. She is also preceded in death by Reuben Meyer.
Alma is survived by one Brother Milbert Beringer, Amelia Meyer and a step brother Jerry Meyer, all of Bethune. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services for Alma were held on Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 10:30AM at the Immanuel Lutheran Church north of Bethune with Pastor Roger Milheim officiating. Burial followed in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation was held one hour prior to services at the Church.
Memorials may be made in Alma's name to the Immanuel Lutheran Church and may be left at or sent to the Colorado East Bank and Trust in Stratton.
Elisabeth Beringer (1896 - 1942)
Alma Beringer (1928 - 2009)
Milbert Elmer Beringer (1930 - 2013)*
Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery
Kit Carson County
Created by: Ms. Clyde
Record added: Mar 04, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106179088