Dunaway (Ely), Beulah Ann Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend. Age 93, from Lexington, Minnesota; born October 4, 1926, Spruce Grove, Becker County, Minnesota; passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Bickford Memory Care, Hugo, Minnesota. Beulah graduated from Menahga High School at the age of 16. Became a telephone operator and relocated to Spokane, Washington. There she met and married Harold Ray, her husband of 71 years. Harold, Beulah, and family then moved to central Minnesota, Utah, and back to central Minnesota. The family settled in Lexington, Minnesota. Beulah later worked for and retired from the University of Minnesota (Student Testing Bureau). Beulah is preceded in death by her parents, Walter Byron and Anna Lucinda (Johnson) Ely; brothers, Andrew Wesley and Lester Byron; and sisters, Leila Katherine (Maxey) and Irene Dorothy (Maxey); and her beloved husband, Harold Ray; survived by daughter, Marilyn (Bill) Scruton; sons, Randy (Angie), Kevin (Katherine), and Kerry (Tammy); sister-in-law, Kim Dunaway; grandchildren, Christopher (Christina Goodland) Scruton, Meredith (Keith) Opatz, Andrew (Laura) Dunaway, Suzanne (Michael) Markuson, Sean (Tracie) Dunaway, Neil (Amber) Dunaway, Kyle Dunaway, Amy Dunaway, and Jenna Dunaway; great-grandchildren, Alexander Goodland; Rory and Celia Opatz; Sarah, Nathan, and Justin Dunaway; Avery & Olivia Markuson; Brendan, Hailey, Hannah, and Piper Dunaway; Lucille, Sylvia, and Ruby Dunaway, nephews and niece, Fred (Linda) Ely, Katherine (Dale) Gill, Robert Newland; other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Life Service, graveside service, and reunion for Beulah with family and friends will be Saturday, May 23, 2020, at the Menahga Senior Center, 19 Cedar Avenue Northeast, Menahga. Interment Menahga City Cemetery, Menahga, MN. Roberts Family Funeral Home 651-464-4422 RobertsFamilyFH.com
Beulah Ann (Ely) Dunaway
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