Patricia M. Beman, 75, of Sumner, died Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at her home in Sumner.
Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 23, 2017, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sumner with Rev. Daniel Knipper officiating. Visitation will be held at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 22, and for one hour preceding services at the church on Saturday. Memorials may be made to the family for later designation.
Patricia Marie, daughter of Leonard and Catherine (Miller) Meighan was born February 15, 1942, in Sumner. She was baptized and confirmed at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Sumner. Pat received her education in the Sumner Schools graduating from Sumner High School in 1961. She would later receive her Associate’s Degree from Northeast Iowa Community College in 1985. On June 2, 1962, Pat was united in marriage with Terry Beman at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hawkeye. The couple made their home in rural Randalia. Pat worked for Kroblin, First State Bank both in Sumner, Upper Iowa University in Fayette, and the Post Office in Randalia. She was a long time member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Pat enjoyed golfing, trout fishing, bicycling, and bowling (was a member of a local bowling league). No matter what she was doing, she always gave her full effort.
Pat is survived by her husband, Terry of Sumner; one daughter, Shawn (Brian) Pipho of Sumner; one son, Bradley (Theresa Vogel) Beman of Los Angeles, California; five grandchildren, Brianne (Adam) Hildebrandt of Center Point, Nicole (Corey) Kerns of Palo, Leonard (Tiffany) Pipho of Ankeny, Leah Beman of Ames, and Jonah Beman of Cedar Rapids; five great-grandchildren, Coltin, Deklin, and Eastin Hildebrandt, and Raelynn and Ollie Kerns; four sisters, Mary Stanfield of Sumner, Kathleen (Tom) Larkin of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Susan Howard of Maynard, and Betty (Ed) Young of Waterville; and one brother, David (Betty) Meighan of Sumner.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Long and Joyce Farina; and two brothers, Richard and Tommy Meighan.