Mar. 10, 1931 Belle Plaine Benton County Iowa, USA
Jul. 9, 2008 Iowa City Johnson County Iowa, USA
BELLE PLAINE: Mayme Lorene Beal, age 77, died Wednesday, July 9, 2008 at U of I Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, following an extended illness. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Saturday, July 12, 2008 at Christ United Methodist Church in Belle Plaine with Rev. David Crow officiating. Interment will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Belle Plaine. Public Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 PM on Friday and after 9 AM Saturday at the church in Belle Plaine. A Memorial Fund has been established. Phillips Funeral Home in Keystone is in charge of arrangements. Mayme was born March 10, 1931 at Belle Plaine to Ralph and Helen (Frondle) Kent. On November 1, 1950 she married Clifford Beal at Belle Plaine. He preceded her in death on June 30, 2006. Mayme owned and operated Beal's Café in Belle Plaine for many years. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and a volunteer at the Belle Plaine Community Bldg. and the Belle Plaine Nursing and Rehab Center. She also assisted with the Fourth of July Celebrations in Belle Plaine. In her leisure she enjoyed crafts. She is survived by her children, Sandra (James) Blaess of Camanche, Leonard (Jane) Beal of Camanche, Randy (Tina) Beal of Belle Plaine, Ronnie (Teresa) Beal of Grinnell, and Larry (Lori) Beal of Alleman, sixteen grandchildren; twenty three great-grandchildren; her sisters, Carol (Don) Hlas of Belle Plaine, Hazel Jones of Oquawka, IL, and Eunice Houska (Jerry Mann) of Marshalltown; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters and six brothers.