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Beulah M. Stecker Print E-mail


Beulah M. Stecker, 92, died Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013 at Kahl Home, Davenport.  Celebration of Life Services were at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at Weerts Funeral Home, Kimberly, at Jersey Ridge, Davenport.  Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Burial was at Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport.  Memorials may be made to McCausland United Methodist Church.

Beulah was born in 1921 in Wild Rose, the oldest of four children of Arthur and Nelda Schultz.  She graduated from Wautoma High School in 1940 and from Wisconsin Teachers’ College in Milwaukee. She married Robert Stecker in 1949 in Wautoma.  He preceded her in death in 2005.

Beulah had a career in teaching and later was actively involved with Stecker’s Minuteman Press in Rock Island.  She was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church, and most recently McCausland United Methodist Church. Of most importance to Beulah were her family and her faith.

Survivors include her sons: Frederick (Sandra) Stecker, Keller TX; Robert (Ann) Stecker, Rock Island, IL; and Timothy (Kimberly) Stecker, Bettendorf, IA; grandchildren: Benjamin Stecker; Michelle (Brian) Boyd, and their children, Michaela and Ariana; Chad (Bethany) Stecker and their children, Joshua and Eliana; Gregory (Brittany) Stecker, and their children, Gavin and Gage; Jared (Kristin) Stecker, and their children, Lily and Mya; and Nick and Alissa Olson.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by brothers: Boyd, Howard, and Lyle Schultz.

Online condolences may be expressed to Beulah’s family by visiting her obituary at

Beulah’s family wishes to give a special thank you to Jersey Ridge Place, Dr. Myra Daniel and Hospice Compassus for their outstanding care.


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