Beulah Angeline Fadness, 85, of Postville, Iowa died Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at Evans Memorial Home, Cresco, Iowa. She was born December 24, 1934 to Richard Joseph and Julana (Bray) McNally in Allamakee County, rural Postville, Iowa. Beulah attended school through the eighth grade at Evergreen School, north of Postville.
Beulah married George Willis III and were later divorced. She married Robert Goeke and he later passed away. Beulah then married Richard Charles Fadness on May 17, 1980 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Postville. She was employed by Groth Packing Company and later at Iowa Turkey Products for many years. Beulah took care of her special needs grandson, Jesse Cornelison all of his life. She also mowed and trimmed at Minert and Smithfield Cemeteries. Beulah enjoyed camping, cooking and baking. She loved her grandkids and spending time with her family.
Beulah is survived by her husband, Richard Fadness of Cresco; her six children, George (Mary) Willis IV of Cresco, Don Willis of Decorah, Everett (Katie) Willis of Monona, Dorothy (Ron) Boice of Decorah, Sandy Goecke of Waukon and Bruce Goecke of Waukon; twenty grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and a sister, Flora (John) Engelhardt of Clermont.
Beulah was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Goecke; her son, Dean Willis; granddaughter, Jessica Goecke; grandson, Jesse Cornelison; five sisters, Marlys Kleppe, Marlene Adams, Gloria Duvel, Fronzie Busby and Dorothy McNally and two brothers, John “Jack” McNally and Milton McNally.
Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Monday, September 21, 2020 at St. Paul Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, Postville, Iowa with Rev. Lynn Noel as the Officiant. There will be a visitation two hours before services from 9-11 am at the church on Monday.
Burial will follow at Frankville Cemetery, Frankville, Iowa.
Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Postville, Iowa is helping the family with the arrangements.