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Beulah Owens - December 30, 2012

Beulah Ilene Owens was born Nov. 20, 1925 to Clarence and Mona (Barkey) Stanley at home in Highland Center, south of Haxtun. She died Dec. 30, 2012 at the age of 87 after a long battle with cancer.

She graduated from Phillips County High School in 1944. Beulah was united in marriage to Robert Owens on Feb. 16, 1947. They lived on the family farm until 1993 when they retired and moved to town. Bob and Beulah celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in February 2012.

Beulah enjoyed farming and had a special love for their dairy cows and was known for selling cream in the community. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as she got older.

Beulah is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bob; two brothers; and two sisters.

She is survived by her son, Gerald Owens and wife Sandi of Holyoke; daughter, Karen Owens Batman and husband Larry of Colorado Springs; grandchildren, Brenda Moah, Bridgette Watts, Randal Owens, Christal Reis; great-grandchildren, Cortney, Tiffany, Isaac, Kole, Rebecca and Jessica; brother, Delmar; and sister, Virginia Conner.

Per her request, a graveside service will be held at the Holyoke Cemetery on May 4.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Phillips County Relay for Life, c/o Sharon Greenman, 1001 E. Johnson St., Holyoke, CO 80734.

Gerk Funeral Homes is entrusted with the arrangements.