Beulah Vester <I>Wilfong</I> Van Huss

Beulah Vester Wilfong Van Huss

Birth
Chrisman, Edgar County, Illinois, USA
Death 11 Oct 2008 (aged 108)
Logansport, Cass County, Indiana, USA
Burial Bono, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 30525256 · View Source
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Beulah V. Berkshire
June 08, 1900 - October 11, 2008

Beulah V. Berkshire, 108, of Burnettsville, passed away at 2:12 p.m. Saturday, October 11, 2008 in Memorial Hospital.

Born June 8, 1900 in Crisman, Illinois, she was the daughter of John Henry Wilfong and Catherine Maxwell. Her first marriage was to Orval VanHuss who preceded her in death in 1935. She was married to George McLeland who preceded her in death in 1957. She was married to Fred Berkshire who also preceded her in death in 1981.

A homemaker, Beulah attended the Center Presbyterian Church. She was the oldest member of the Women's Christian Temperance Union. She enjoyed crocheting and reading the Bible. At the time of her death, it is believed she was the oldest resident in the state of Indiana.

Surviving are Daughter, Mala Kauffman of Burnettsville, IN; 3 Step-sisters, Viola Wolvers and Bernice Wilfong, both of Oskaloosa, Iowa, and Esther Schwinn of Crane, Missouri; 5 Grandchildren, David Kauffman and Russell Kauffman, both of Burnettsville, IN, Rowena McMasters and her husband Bill, of Delphi, IN, and Michael Kauffman and his wife Susan, and Blaine Kauffman, all of Monticello, IN; four great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one brother and one step-sister.

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 15, 2008, in Bono Cemetery, near Clinton, Indiana.


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  • Created by: Berkshire Brubaker
  • Added: 12 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30525256
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Beulah Vester Wilfong Van Huss (8 Jun 1900–11 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30525256, citing Bono Cemetery, Bono, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Berkshire Brubaker (contributor 46827561) .