Beulah Gertrude (Slack) Spiehs, 91, passed away June 8, 2020 in her home in Doniphan, NE.

A funeral service will be 10:30am Friday, June 12, 2020 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Doniphan with Reverend Tyler Hauptmeier officiating. She will join her husband in Christian Burial at Cedarview Cemetery in Doniphan, NE. Apfel Funeral Home is assisting the family. 

Beulah was born on July 7, 1928 in Roseland, NE to Harry and Gertrude (Boone) Slack. She remained in Roseland until 1936 when her family relocated to Doniphan, NE. She graduated from Doniphan High School in 1945. Post-graduation she was employed by the Hastings Tribune.

In 1946 she was united in marriage to Donald Roy Spiehs, son of Mary Louise Spiehs. During Don and Beulah’s 72-year marriage they formed together. They were lifelong members of St. Paul Lutheran Church. Larry Spiehs, the late James Spiehs and Peggy J. (Spiehs) Callahan were born in their faith journey at the same church.

She is survived by Larry and Marty Spiehs of Hastings, Rhonda Spiehs of Doniphan, Patrick and Peggy (Spiehs) Callahan of Camdenton, MO. Beulah has six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, James Spiehs and husband, Donald Roy Spiehs.

Memorials will reach the family at: P.O. Box 126, Doniphan, NE 68832.

Beulah’s favorite saying was, “A mothers love is the closest thing to God’s love.” She will be missed by all who knew and loved her. 

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