Beulah Konecne, 92, of Corning, Iowa, passed away Saturday, April 24, 2021, at Corning Specialty Care, Corning, Iowa. A private Graveside Service will be held at Prairie Rose Cemetery, with Mr. Larry Johnson officiating. Open Visitation will be 2:00 – 6:00 P.M., Friday, April 20, 2021 at Pearson Family Funeral Service & Cremation Center, Corning, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to the family, to be determined. Memories and on-line condolences may be shared at www.pearsonfuneralhomes.com.
Beulah Lucille Konecne, the oldest daughter of William “Dick” Houck and Mary Hillyer (Curry) Wycoff, was born March 5, 1929, north of Grant, in Montgomery County, Iowa. She received her schooling at Fairview #6 in Lincoln Township and graduated from Corning High School, Corning, Iowa, with the Class of 1946. Beulah was united in marriage to Joe Konecne on October 12, 1948, in Maryville, Missouri. Beulah and Joe were blessed and privileged to adopt their daughter Loretta, on February 24, 1961.
Beulah worked several jobs during her life. She was a telephone operator, a school lunch cook, and also worked at the Corning Hospital and National Farmers Organization.
Beulah had many interests and hobbies. Beulah and Joe traveled to many places. They were able to visit 26 states and four provinces in Canada. She belonged to three card clubs and enjoyed sewing and reading. Beulah also loved going to garage sales. She was especially known for her smile and very kind nature.
Left to cherish Beulah’s memory is her daughter Loretta, of Corning, Iowa; sister: Lois Stevens, Omaha, Nebraska; Loretta Wycoff, Corning, Iowa; sister-in-law: Lois Konecne, Fort Dodge, Iowa; nieces and nephews: Shelly (Wayne); Allan; Tammy (Rick); Cynthia; Marlene; Reldon (Kathy); Dennis; Kurt; Mike; Cathy and Amy; several great, great-great, and great-great-great nieces and nephews.
Preceding Beulah in death were her parents; husband in May 1990; sister and brother-in-law: Mary Lou and Larry Gully; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Orville and Ruby; Gilbert and Lou Ellen; Dwane; mother-in-law and father-in-law: Jeanette and Ray Konecne; nephew: Steve Konecne; nephew-in-law: Bill.