Beulah M. Landrum, 94

Beulah M. Landrum, age 94, of Wabash, died at 7:40 a.m. Saturday, May 14, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Wabash.

Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at New Hope United Church of Christ, 9160 West 800 North, Huntington.  Funeral services will immediately follow Wednesday at 2 p.m. at New Hope with the Rev. Larry Holderbaum and the Rev. Susan Beemer officiating. Burial will be in Shock Cemetery in Huntington County.

Preferred memorials are to New Hope United Church of Christ, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Indiana, 46750.

Beulah was born on June 21, 1921 in Huntington County, the daughter of Harvey Oscar and Dessie (Miller) Colclesser. She graduated from Clear Creek High School in 1939 and earned a bachelor’s degree from Ball State Teacher’s College and a master’s degree from Manchester College.  She married Dean L. Landrum on Dec. 23, 1945 in Huntington County; he preceded her in death on Sept. 26, 2001.  Beulah retired in 1977 from Manchester Community Schools, teaching fourth grade at Thomas Marshall Elementary School.  Prior she taught in the Huntington County Community School Corporation.  She was a member of New Hope United Church of Christ and both the Wabash County and Indiana State Retired Teachers Associations.  She was a member of Huntington County Extension Homemakers, a Bunco club, and volunteered for many years at the Wabash County Hospital.  She liked to garden and crochet, and she especially loved to read.

Survivors include a son – Gerald Landrum of North Manchester; a daughter – Janet (Max) Morris of Wabash; eight grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, and 24 great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, Galen Colclesser, Clyde Colclesser, and Warren Colclesser, a sister, Ethel Roth, and a grandson, Joseph William.

Please sign the online guestbook at Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Beulah M. Landrum.

Posted on 2016 May 17