Jan. 8, 1929-Feb. 23, 2005
ATWOOD -- Erma K. Chvatal Beims, 76, died Wednesday (Feb. 23, 2004) at Rawlins County Health Center in Atwood.
She was born Jan. 8, 1929, to Frank and Matilda (Haller) Chvatal in Beaver Township of Rawlins County. She attended Hawkeye Grade School. In 1947, she graduated from Atwood Community High School.
On Jan. 8, 1948, she married William W. Sawer at Sacred Heart Church in Atwood. Her husband preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 1962. She and her children moved to Atwood where she was employed by Brown and Creighton Law Firm and Farmers Co-op.
On June 15, 1968, she married George Henry Beims at Sacared Heart Church in Atwood.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, William; her second husband, George; son, James William; brothers, Eugene and Bernard and wife, Agnes; brothers-in-law, George Brown, Virgil and wife, Renee and Ramie Beims.
Survivors include daughters, Carol and husband, Steve Brown and Julie Britton; brothers, Glenard and wife, Kathy, Laverne and wife, Virginia, Frank and wife, Theresa, Gary and wife, Carol; sisters Mary Ann Brown, Wauneta Halsey and husband, Roberet and Ilene Haller and husband, Sam; sisters-in-law, Jackie Chvatal, Violet Beims, Grace Davis and husband, Ralph; four grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial was Monday, 10 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Atwood with the Rev. Damian Richards officiating. Interment was in the Atwood Fairview Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Atwood Swimming Pool fund and left at the funeral home.
Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of the arrangements.