Beulah M. Priem
Beulah M. Priem, 88, passed away Monday, January 9th, in Abilene. She was born May 29, 1928 in Abilene, the daughter of Rufus H. and Pearl W. (Oldham) Hawk. Growing up in Abilene, Beulah attended local schools and graduated from Abilene High School with the class of 1946. On February 21, 1948, she was married to William H. Priem. All of their married life was spent in Abilene. Beulah had been employed by the A&P in Abilene. In 1971, she and Bill built and then operated Priem’s Pride Best Western Motel. He preceded her in death in 1981. Beulah continued to operate the motel until retiring in 1994. She and her sister, Loretta, enjoyed collecting bisque and china antique dolls. Beulah was also preceded in death by: daughter, Tammy Sue Moore; sister, Loretta Moore and three brothers, Verlyn, Delmar and Orville Hawk.
She is survived by: son, William S. (Ronda) Priem of Hutchinson; grandson, William A. (Rachel) Priem of Dallas, Texas and brother, Lyle (Judy) Hawk of Scottsdale, Arizona.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Wednesday, January 11th, at the Abilene First Christian Church with Rev. Jason Kohler officiating. Interment will follow in the Abilene Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Abilene First Christian Church. They may be left a the Church the day of the service or left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.