Archive for Saturday, July 31, 1999


July 31, 1999



Beloit -- Services for Claire Beu, 95, Beloit, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at 4 p.m. Tuesday in Moline Cemetery.

Mrs. Beu died Friday, July 30, 1999, at Mitchell County Hospital Long Term Care, Beloit.

She was born July 29, 1904, north of Moline, the daughter of John Franklin and Nellie Pearl (Clark) Robertson. She moved to Beloit in 1950 from Lawrence.

Mrs. Beu was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the United Methodist Women, Federated Quest Club, the Solomon Valley Arts Guild and Eastern Star, all of Beloit.

She married R.D. Beu on May 2, 1925, in Fredonia. He died April 17, 1980.

Survivors include three sons, Robert Beu, Weaverville, N.C., John Beu, Kent, Wash., and James Beu, Altoona, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

A daughter, Virginia Nell Beu, died in 1933.

Friends may call from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at the Harrison Funeral Home, Beloit, and from 8 a.m. to service time Tuesday at the church.

The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist Church, and they may be sent in care of the Harrison Funeral Home, 302 N. Hersey Ave., Beloit 67420.

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