Obituaries

Glen R. Beals

Nov 3, 2017
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Services:

10:00 AM, Friday, November 10, 2017 at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, 1307 West Ridgeway Ave., Waterloo

Visitation:

for an hour before services at the church

Cemetery:

private family burial in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Iowa

Memorials:

Walnut Ridge Baptist Church

Biography


Glen Robert Beals, 83, of Ravenwood Care Initiatives, Waterloo died at UnityPoint Health ‑ Allen Hospital on Friday, November 3, 2017.

 

He was born March 6, 1934 in Earlham, Iowa, son of Isaac and Edith Van Cleave Beals. Glen graduated from Osceola High School in 1954 and attended Hawkeye Community College in 1968 for machinist.

 

Glen was a vault maker at Garden of Memories Cemetery 1970‑1978, the groundskeeper for KWWL‑TV 1981-1988, and the maintenance person at Walnut Court Apts. from 1988 until his retirement in 1995.

 

He had been a member of Walnut Ridge Baptist Church since moving to Waterloo in 1968. Glen enjoyed watching hockey and following his favorite teams.

 

Glen is survived by a brother, Everett and his wife Ruth of Chariton, Iowa and two sisters: Laura Ripperger of Milo, Iowa and Doris Marie Frazier and her husband Robert of Indianola, Iowa. He is preceded in death by his parents.

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