Elaine enjoyed music and singing. She was known for making many hats for those in need, but most of all, she loved her family, especially her grandkids. Elaine Beals will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and infant daughter, Carol Jan Ferguson; a brother, Frank Irvin; and a sister, Fern Slone.
Elaine is survived by her husband, Bruce Beals of the home; two daughters, Cheryl Saforek and husband Bob of Taneyville, Missouri, and Cynthia Kelly and husband Charles of Ventura, California; a step-daughter, Jana Beals of Cheney, Washington; three grandchildren, Stephanie Hamm and husband Joe, Melissa Barnes and husband Kevin, and Robert Saforek and wife Danielle; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Doris Wheeler and husband Richard of Minden, Nevada, Helen Croll and husband Thomas of Lake Havasu City, Arizona; two brothers, Dewey Irvin and wife Judy of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Timothy Irvin and wife Karen of Hesperia, California; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Community Presbyterian Church in Forsyth with Pastor Dennis Winzenried officiating.