Drucilla M. (Whitham) Beamer

8/12/2014

Drucilla M. (Whitham) Beamer, 89, Ransom, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Rhode Island Suites Senior Care Center, Ransom.

Drucilla M. (Whitham) Beamer, 89, Ransom, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at Rhode Island Suites Senior Care Center, Ransom.

She was born Nov. 11, 1924, in Ransom to Ernest and Ruby (Brewer) VanWinkle.

She married Rishel Whitham on Oct. 3, 1942, in Scott City. He preceded her in death in 1988. She later married Edwin Beamer on Oct. 24, 1998, in Ransom. He preceded her in death in 2012.

Survivors include three sons, Rishel and wife, Karen, Fort Collins, Colo., Kelly and wife, Kathy, Bedford, Iowa, and Anthony and wife, Dawn, Highland Ranch, Colo.; a sister, Wilma Jean VanWinkle, Ransom; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Vernon VanWinkle; a sister, Dana VanWinkle; and her parents.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Ransom Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Rhode Island Suites or First Mennonite Church, Ransom.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.fitzgeraldfuneral.com.

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