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Beulah May Fuhrman

August 19, 1932 ~ February 26, 2019 (age 86)

          Beulah May Fuhrman, age 86, of rural Ferryville, passed away on February 26th, 2019 at Soldiers Grove Health Services (Sannes-Skogdalen). She was born on August 19th, 1932 near Arlington, Iowa to William and Martha (Crist) Manchester. She attended country school and graduated from Lamont High School in 1951. On December 1st, 1953 she married Glen G. Fuhrman at United Methodist Church in Strawberry Point, Iowa. They were the parents of three children. Beulah worked as a waitress, but her love was being a mother and a farmwife. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting, embroidery, and sewing. She was a wonderful cook and loved cooking meals and baking for her family. She was an avid reader and loved music. She loved spending time with her family, especially playing cards and games with her children and husband. She was a proud member of the Retreat United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Retreat UMW. 

            She is survived by her loving children: John (Sharon) of Puyallup, WA, Patricia (Bill) of Cadiz, KY, and Doug of Ferryville; 5 grandchildren Laura, Amy, David, Daniel, and Sarah; 5 great-grandchildren; a brother Ronald (Mae) of Manchester, IA ; brother-in-law Charlie of Dundee, IA; sister-in-law Carnell of Strawberry Point, IA as well as many other nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Glen; siblings Darlene (Karl), Mary Ann, Lewis, and Marlin (Charlolette), as well as many other family and friends.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at the Retreat United Methodist Church with Pastor Pam Harkema officiating. Family and friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at the church. A fellowship luncheon will be held following the service. Online condolences may be left at


The Thorson Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Viroqua is proudly assisting the family. 

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