RANDOLPH — Beulah Mae Rokahr, 91, Randolph, died June 27, 2020, at Colonial Manor, Randolph.
There will be a restricted public visitation 5-7 p.m., July 1, at Johnson Funeral Home, Randolph. Visitors are asked to observe the posted restrictions which allow family plus 10 visitors in funeral home, please wait until ushered into funeral home.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., July 2, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Osmond, with Rev. Glen Emery officiating. A live webcast of the funeral service can be found on the funeral home website, www.johnsonfuneralhomes.net.
Interment will be in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph.
Pallbearers will be Jim Billerbeck, Don Backer, Gene Pfanstiel, Tim Kint, Loren Hansen, Doug Hartner and Brent Billerbeck.
Honorary pallbearers will be all of Beulah’s grandchildren and great-gandchildren.
The daughter of Oscar and Nora (Morsett) Moser was born Oct. 5, 1928, on a farm west of Creighton. She was baptized and confirmed at rural St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in the Venus community. She received her elementary education in rural Knox County, graduated as valedictorian from Creighton High School and attended Wayne State College. She taught in rural schools located west of Creighton. She married Frederick Rokahr Aug. 7, 1948. They had two children, Everett and Linda. The couple farmed for 10 years on the Rokahr farm west of Creighton and moved in March 1959, to Randolph where they owned and operated the John Deere dealership until retiring in January 1989.
Beulah was a devoted spouse, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and cherished being with her family. She was an active member of church and the community. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid at Osmond, Randolph Community Club and Modern Mrs. Club. She was a life-time member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, that she joined in Creighton in 1953, and remained a member of VFW #5545 Auxiliary in Randolph, where she served as president of the local group and also as district #3 president. She was active in the Randolph Public Library and was a charter member of the Randolph Arts Council, GFWC Randolph Woman’s Club and the Randolph Senior Citizens Inc., where she served as treasurer for many years. She was the first woman elected to serve as a board member of the Randolph Public School from 1967-1973.
Her enjoyment was to entertain guests at her home and to do all kinds of arts and crafts for herself and her family. Her hobbies included, sewing, embroidery, needlepoint, cross-stitch and crocheting. She enjoyed making tied quilts from the double-knit dresses, and quilts from the John Deere uniforms that the family owned while in business. She enjoyed making decorative cakes for each of her grandchildren, from their baptisms to graduations including all their birthdays, which were individualized to their likes and hobbies.
Beulah resided at Colonial Manor, Randolph, from the fall of 2018 until the time of her death.
Survivors are a son, Everett “Fritz” Rokahr, Omaha, and a daughter, Linda Wells, Norfolk; four grandchildren, Kori Rokahr and Shane Rokahr and wife, Makayla, all of Omaha; Amy Wells and husband, Russ, Sugar Grove, Ill.; Eric Wells and wife, Jami, El Paso, Texas; four great-granddaughters, and two great-grandsons, three nieces, two nephews and sister-in-law, all of California.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred; brothers, Raymond and Earl Moser; and parents, Oscar and Nora Moser.
In Lieu of flowers family suggest memorials sent to the Beulah Rokahr Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 566, Randolph, NE 68771.