BEATRICE A. ANDERSON
Beatrice Arlene Anderson passed away early Wednesday morning, December 1, 2010 at ManorCare Health Services in West Des Moines, IA. A visitation will be held at McLaren's Funeral Chapel, 801 19th Street in West Des Moines, IA from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday. Funeral services will be held at McLaren's Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. Saturday, with burial at Resthaven Cemetery.
Beatrice was born on December 11, 1923 in Des Moines, IA and graduated from Roosevelt High School. She and Keith were married on September 28, 1944 and raised their family in West Des Moines, IA following World War II. "Bea" was a very loving and dedicated wife and mother who thoroughly enjoyed her time with her kids and grandchildren.
Beatrice is survived by her husband, Keith; brother, Ramon (Polly) Vermeulen of Tucson, AZ; three sons, Ronald (Sue) of Olathe, KS, Gary (Cheryl) of Chesterfield, MO and Craig of West Des Moines, IA; four grandchildren, Ryan, Cory, Jeff and Amy; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Lauren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Pearl Vermeulen; and a sister, Doris.