Ruth A. Beilke, age 79, of Monroe, Nebraska died Monday July 19, 2004 at the Columbus Community Hospital. Funeral Services are 10:00 a.m. Friday July 23, 2004 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Columbus with Reverend Richard Bringewatt officiating. Burial is in the Gruetli Cemetery near Monroe, Nebraska. Visitation is 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Thursday at McKown Funeral Home and 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Church. A Family Prayer Service will be held 9:45 a.m. Friday also at the Church.
Ruth A. Beilke was born February 2, 1925 in Platte County, Nebraska to Anna Hurner. She graduated from Genoa High School. She married Elden Beilke on March 9, 1947 in rural Platte Center, Nebraska. She lived in Platte County. Ruth worked at Behlen Mfg. Co. and at J.B.'s Bar in Monroe, Nebraska. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Columbus. She loved collecting cookbooks, doing needlework and baking.
She is survived by:
Daughter: Cheryl Beilke of Monroe
Granddaughter: Brittaney Beilke of Monroe
She was preceded by:
Husband: Elden Beilke
Mother: Anna Hurner