Friday, March 13, 2015
Dorchester's Dorothy Beekley Passes At 86
Dorchester's Dorothy M. Beekley, 86, passed away March 11, 2015, at the Wilber nursing home. She was born Sept. 16, 1928, in Crete. A 1946 graduate Crete High School, she attended Doane College. Member: United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women, American Legion Auxiliary, Jolly Doers Extension Club, all Dorchester, Omega Psi Theta Sorority, Seward Quilters Guild.
Survived by: daughters, Connie LeMonde, Catherine Beekley, both of Lincoln, Marcia Beekley, Dorchester; son, Kirk Beekley, Crete; eight grandchildren, Lt.Col. Spencer Hansen, Lincoln, Brooks Riley, Omaha, Justyn Riley, Malmo, Brandy VanDeWalle, Ohiowa, Halley Beekley, Wichita, Kan., Jennifer Determan, Cedar Falls, Iowa, Jackie Eden, Ceresco, and Susy Kaplan, Providence, R.I.; seven great grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Ken and Marge Fridrich, Omaha, sister and brother-in-law, Mary Ann and Lloyd Reiss, Crete.
Preceded in death by parents, husband, Jack, daughter, Christine, son, Mark, brother, Ernie Fridrich, sister, Helen Miller, parents-in-law, Walter & Dorothy (Allen) Beekley.
Funeral: 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 16, Dorchester United Methodist Church. Visitation: 1-8 pm with family greeting relatives and friends 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Lauber-Moore Funeral Home, Friend. Memorials to United Methodist Church and other Dorchester organizations. Condolences at www.laubermoore.com.
PLEASE NOTE: A celebration was planned for Dorothy on Saturday, March 14, at the Wilber Care Center and has been cancelled due to her death.