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Beulah Corbin

Mar 29, 2011

Beulah Corbin

ESTHERVILLE – Funeral services for Beulah Corbin, 96, of Estherville were held 2:30 p.m. Monday, March 28, 2011, at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville with Pastor Lynn Elrod officiating. Interment was at East Side Cemetery in Estherville.

She died Friday, March 25, 2011, at Good Samaritan Home in Estherville.

Beulah Annie (Thietje) Corbin, daughter of Henry and Minnie (Pete) Thietje, was born Dec. 27, 1914, on the family farm in Clay County near Spencer.

Beulah attended public school in Estherville, graduating from Estherville High School in June 1934.

On Sept. 2, 1934, she was united in marriage to Charles E. Corbin. The couple lived in Estherville and raised their two daughters, Joanne and Phyllis. Chuck died in 1968.

During her life, Beulah worked at Gambles and Christensen’s. She also was kept on the go visiting her children and grandchildren in Waterloo and Detroit. During her years of retirement, she kept busy volunteering at (Title) Methodist Church and following her beloved Chicago Bulls and Brooklyn Dodgers (before they deserted her and moved). She was an avid card player with her many friends and then at the daily games at Good Sam.

Left to cherish Beulah’s memory are her children, Joanne and son-in-law, Dr. Harold Bienenfeld, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., and Phyllis Dugan of Waterloo. Grandchildren, David Dugan (Deborah), Charles Bienenfeld (Ania), Peter Dugan (Graylene), Sara Stredney (Charles), Douglas Bienenfeld (Aileen), Joel Bienenfeld, Jason Dugan (Pamela) and Elizabeth Rupp (Gregory); great-grandchildren, Brenna Dugan, James Dugan, Nichole Dugan, Alisha Rupp, Colin Stredney, Colby Rupp, Nicolas Stredney, Charles Dugan, Alexandra Bienenfeld, Samantha Bienenfeld, Jack Dugan, Ryan Dugan, Zachary Bienenfeld and Owen Rupp; and dearest sister Dorothy Schenck. Also surviving her are many loving nieces and nephews.

Preceding Beulah in death were her husband, Chuck; son-in-law, James Dugan; granddaughter, Jane Marie Dugan; her parents and four brothers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Home in Estherville.

Online condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com