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Louise Lucile Lee

Female 1922 - 2000


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  • Name  Louise Lucile Lee  [1, 2
    Born  11 Apr 1922  Noble, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Iowa Birth Records 
    • Name: Louise Lucile Lee; Event Type: Birth; Event Date: 11 April 1922; Event Place: Scott Township, Henry, Iowa, United States; Gender: Female; Father's Name: Herbert Lee; Mother's Name: Mabel Beauchamp; Gs Film Number: 1750238; Digital Folder Number: 004266321; Image Number: 00226
    High School  1940  Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Winfield High School 
    Residence  Jun 1973  North Liberty, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  Apr 1974  North Liberty, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died  1 May 2000  Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary  4 May 2000  Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    the Winfield Beacon/Wayland News 
    • Louise Lucile Lee Beeman was born April 11, 1922, at Noble, Henry County. She died Monday, May 1, 2000, at her home in Winfield. Louise was the daughter of Herbert Wesley and Mabel Beauchamp Lee.

      She attended Union School, SW Swedesburg, her first years of schooling. She graduated from the Winfield High School in 1940, Salutatorian of her class and also graduated from high school with a Normal Training Teaching certificate. She attended Southeastern Community College at Burlington. She married Charles Beaman November 1, 1941. They later divorced.

      She taught Washington #4 school in Louisa County for two years. She sorted and carded buttons at America Pearl Button Company, Washington, for several months. She was relief telephone operator for Iowa Illinois Telephone Company in Winfield for seven years. In fact, she made the last connection before the dial. She did an answering service for professionals as a business in her home and performed a laundry service in her home.

      She managed the Student Union at Simpson college in Indianola for a year, also worked in the college cafeteria and kitchen with buffets and catering. She worked 17 years with dietary services of the State University of Iowa, Iowa City. She worked as a cashier of a coffee shop until it was automated out by machines, then as a dietary hostess with the patients of the University Hospitals, and then as a main line person of the Public Cafeteria of the Quadrangle.

      For 10 years, she and her son, Earnest, were active volunteers on the ground trains at Midwest Old Threshers. She was also a member of the Museum of Repertoire Americana of Mt. Pleasant. Louise was also an active member of RSVP.

      Her first Sunday School years were at Finley, southwest of Swedesburg. She held a Sunday in high school and she was a circle leader for a time and was a member of MYF. She was a member of the Winfield United Methodist Church for over 50 years, since 1937.

      She is survived by one son, Ray Lee, and his wife, Vicki of West Burlington; a daughter-in-law, Florence Beaman, Winfield; two brothers and two sisters: Dorothy (Keith) Baker, West Burlington; Ivan (Bernice) Lee, Winfield; Harold (Gwen) Lee, Muscatine; and Betty (Terry) Huston, Winfield; four grandchildren: Lorene Foust, Pekin, Illinois; LeRoy Beaman, Marion; Robert (Angi) Beman, West Des Moines; and Jeffery (Tammy) Beaman, Mt. Pleasant; and six great-grandchildren: Rayelle, Scott, Nichole, Amber, Nathan and Cassandra; four nieces, eight nephews, two great-nieces and three great-nephews.

      She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Mabel Lee and by two sons, Ernest Lee Beaman and Beryl Burdette Beaman.

      Funeral services will be held Thursday May 4 at 10:30 a.m. from the Winfield United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at the Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery. Visitation began at noon on Wednesday, May 3 at the Honts Funeral Home in Winfield where the family met with friends from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. A general memorial has been established in her name.

      Honorary casket bearers are LeRoy Beaman, Robert Beaman, and Jeffrey Beaman. Casket bearers are Larry Baker, Jerry Lee, James Lee, Jeffrey Lee, Mark Huston, Todd Huston, Scott Huston, and Lynn Huston.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Louise L. Beaman; born: 11 April 1922; died: 1 May 2000 (V); last residence: 52659 (Winfield, Henry, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); Social Security #: 484-14-8972; state where issued: Iowa
    Buried  4 May 2000  Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery, Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID  I41108  All Families
    Last Modified  6 Feb 2014 

    Father  Herbert Wesley Lee,   b. 28 Sep 1901, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1974, Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mabel Beauchamp,   b. 14 Jan 1903, Washington County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1973, Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Oct 1921  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Herbert Lee; Event Type: Marriage; Event Date: 1 October 1921; Event Place: Henry County, Iowa, United States; Age: 20; Father's Name: Geo W Lee; Mother's Name: Clara Drinkall; Spouse's Name: Mabel Beauchamp; Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1903; Spouse's Father's Name: U U Beauchamp; Spouse's Mother's Name: Matilda Metzger; Gs Film Number: 1750229; Digital Folder Number: 004322066
    Newspaper Article  1 Sep 1955  Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    The Mt. Pleasant News 
    • Winfield (IA) -- The fifth annual reunion of the U. U. Beauchamp descendants was held Sunday, August 28, at the home of Mr. and Mrs Harry Feldman and sons, Ronald and Duane, with 43 present.

      A cooperative basket dinner was held at the noon hour.

      Those in attendance were: Mrs. Addie Beauchamp, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Meeker and Guy. Mrs. Raymond Long, Norma and Marjorie, Mr. and Mrs_ Ralph Beauchamp, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beaman, Earnest, Ray, and Beryl, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Lee. Jerry, Jimmy and Joan Ann, Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Lee and Betty Jean, and Terry Huston of Winfield. Mr. and Mrs. Rex Beauchamp and Jerry of Crawfordsville, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gipple, Stephen and Marty of Mount Union. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Meeker of Morning Sun, Mr. and Mrs. Keith Baker, Joyce and Larry, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Lee and Jeff of Mount Pleasant, and the hosts

      It was planned to hold the reunion next year on September 16 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Meeker.
    Beauchamp Relatives Attend Reunion
    An article reporting that Mr. and Mrs. Harry Feldman and sons hosted a family reunion for the descendants of Ura U. Beauchamp. (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Residence  Oct 1972  Winfield, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID  F15362  Group Sheet

    Family  Charles E. Beaman 
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F15363  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S5172] Beeman, Louise Lucile (Lee) - Obituary, (originally published in the Winfield Beacon/Wayland News, May 4, 2000; Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S3215] Iowa Births and Christenings, Iowa County Births (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S5171] Lee, Mabel (Beauchamp) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 8, June 8, 1973; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S5170] Lee, Herbert Wesley - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 9, April 29, 1974; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S9143] Winfield-Scott Township Cemetery, Henry County, Iowa - Burials, (published at the Winfield (Iowa) Historical Society (web site)) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S713] Feldman, Harry Lester and Evelyn "Marie" (McCaw) - Hosting Beauchamp Family Reunion, (originally published in The Mt. Pleasant News, page 2, September 1, 1955; Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S5169] Walker, Mildred Jane "Millie" (Beauchamp/Feldman) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 22, October 26, 1972; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).