Amelda Bieker

Amelda Bieker, 87, Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Russell, died Friday, April 13, 2012, in Tulsa, Okla.  

She was born Feb. 5, 1925, in Emmeram to Alex and Clara Windholz. She graduated from the Academy of Beauty, Great Bend.

She married Dan I. Bieker on Oct. 25, 1944. He preceded her in death April 11, 1997. She was a hairstylist in Russell for 18 years.

Survivors include two daughters, Rosanne LeSage, Irvine, Calif., Kathleen Harms, Tulsa; three sisters, Viola Weigel, Gorham, Bertha Brown, Walker, and Arlene Brown, WaKeeney; a grandson; and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Gorham.

Family members will meet at 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.

Memorials are suggested to Clarehouse, quality end of life care, 7617 S. Mingo Road, Tulsa, OK 74133.

Condolences can be left for the family at

Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell, is in charge of arrangements.