Beulah M. Doehrmann
Beulah M. Doehrmann
  • November 23, 1922 - February 27, 2017
  • Woodburn, Indiana

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Beulah M. Doehrmann, 94, of Woodburn, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2017. Born on November 23, 1922 in Woodburn, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Gebers) Helmke and was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church (Bull Rapids). She is survived by her children, John (Carolyn) Sowers of Woodburn, Nancy (Willie) Meador of Greenfield, Rev. Paul (Betty) Doehrmann of Woodburn, Kathy (Roger) Hart of Auburn, and Susan (Michael) Wiggins of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Virgil (Betty) Helmke of Medford, Ore., and sister, Gloria Baeske of Woodburn. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, John Sowers Jr. in 1944; second husband, Albert Doehrmann in 2008; brothers, Lawrence, Harold, and Ernst Helmke; sisters, Esther Placek and Lillian Magnusen; and grandson, Derek Sowers. The family of Beulah Doehrmann also wants to thank Visiting Nurse for their wonderful care in her final days. Funeral Service will be 11:00am on Friday, March 3, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church, 7616 Bull Rapids Rd., Woodburn, with calling one hour prior; Rev. Derek Evans officiating. Calling will also be from 2-5 & 6-8pm on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the church. Burial at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Woodburn. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church or the Woodburn Food Bank. For online condolences, please visit