Feb. 13, 1913 Jan. 30, 2007
NEW LONDON Beulah P. Ward, 93, of New London, died Tuesday evening at the New London Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Firelands.
She was born Feb. 13, 1913 in West Salem, daughter of the late Guy and Mae (Bailor) Rickel. She had lived in Rochester for 48 years and moved to New London in 1989.
She was a graduate of Wellington High School. She had been a licensed professional nurse at Allen Memorial Hospital having retired in 1978. She was a member of the Rochester United Methodist Church.
She enjoyed cooking, flower gardening, spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Joanne Bauer of New London; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and brothers, Aubrey Rickel of Wellington, Duane Rickel of Toledo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur (Gib) Ward; a brother, Harold Rickel; and a sister, Muriel Sugaski.
Private services will be held. Burial will take place in Rochester Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Rochester United Methodist Church, 201 S. State St., Rochester, Ohio 44090.
Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., New London, is handling arrangements.