Beulah Delcina Stueve, 92, of Topeka, died Thursday, March 22, 2012 at Lexington Place Nursing Facility in Topeka. She was surrounded by her loving family.
Beulah was born May 24, 1919 in Dunning, NE, the daughter of Archie and Ethel Jones Wymore. She graduated from Axtell High School in 1937.
She married Frederick J Stueve on April 30, 1941 at St Bridget's Catholic Church, Axtell, KS. They lived in Wichita, Longmont, CO, and Axtell. Fred died March 17, 1988. Beulah moved to Seneca in 1997 and to Topeka in 2005.
Her hobbies included crafting, crocheting, and quilting. Each of her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren received a quilt made by her. She also made prayer blankets, lap robes, and bibs for the hospitals.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, three sons, Frederick Duane, Edward, and William Stueve; a daughter, Dixie Lee Stueve; a grandson, Donald Stueve, a sister, Mildred Hicks and two brothers, Lyle and Gerald Wymore.
Survivors include two daughters, Beverly (Patrick) Graff, Olathe, and Karen (Stephen) Stallbaumer, Seneca; three sons, Terrence (Jane) Stueve, Meriden, and John (Kathy) Stueve, Topeka, and Douglas (Cheryl) Stueve, Topeka; two daughter-in-laws, Duane’s wife, Doris, Topeka, Bill’s wife, Carol, Mission; 15 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and two unborn great-grandsons.
A rosary will be led by Leo (Corky) Stueve Sunday at 2:00 PM at Popkess Memorial Chapel in Seneca. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM on Monday, March 26, 2012 at St Michael's Catholic Church in Axtell. Fr Albert Hauser is the celebrant. Pallbearers are grandsons Dr Greg Stueve, Todd Stallbaumer, Terry J Stueve, Eddie Stueve, Wesley Stueve, Rodney Stueve, and Johnny Stueve. Giftbearers are granddaughters Lisa Willis, Roxane Stueve, Janet Willis, Laura Stueve, Crystal Iarossi, Jennifer Stueve, Heather Stueve, and Brooke Stueve. Melissa Stallbaumer will sing "Amazing Grace". Burial will be in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Beulah Stueve Memorial and sent to the family or Popkess Memorial Chapel.