Beulah Vongroven, 93, of Mabel


Beulah Vongroven

Beulah Lavonne Vongroven, 93, of Mabel, formerly of Canton, died on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Green Lea Senior Living in Mabel.

She was born on July 2, 1925, to Oscar and Inga (Storlie) Treangen in Houston County.

She was baptized and confirmed at the Riceford Lutheran Church.

She attended the Kelly School in the Riceford area where she also worked as a hired hand for people. 

On Dec. 30, 1948, she married Silas Vongroven at the Waterloo Ridge Lutheran parsonage.

They farmed in Houston and Fillmore counties. She was a member of the Henrytown Lutheran Church, the Newburg Garden Club, church circle and Ladies Aid. She also worked with Lutheran Brotherhood and taught Sunday school for over 20 years. She enjoyed her flowers, gardening, sewing and quilting and spending time with family, friends and neighbors. 

She is survived by a son, Stanley (LuAnn) of Decorah, Iowa; two granddaughters, Lana (Jerry) Scrabeck of Lanesboro and Sara (Tina) Palmer of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; four great-grandchildren, Nelson, Kristen, Jasmine and Nevaeh; a sister, Inez Wenthold of Mabel; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Treangen, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; three brothers, Clifford, Odell and Tilman and two sisters-in-law, Verna Treangen and Ione Treangen. 

Funeral services for her were held on Monday, Aug. 20, at Henrytown Lutheran Church in rural Canton. Burial followed in the Henrytown Lutheran Cemetery.