Obituary: Beulah S. Ravenna

October 4, 1928 – March 12, 2023

Beulah S. Ravenna, 94, of Bedford, passed away on March 12, 2023, at StoneBridge Health Campus.

Born in Bloomfield, IN on October 4, 1928, she was the daughter of Otis and Goldie Sparks. She married James E. Ravenna on January 18, 1958, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, and he preceded her in death on December 2, 2020.

Beulah was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church and was a very avid bowler, bingo, card player, and video gamer.

Surviving to cherish the memory of Beulah are her two sons, Tony (Aimee) Ravenna of Bedford, and Chris Ravenna of Bloomington; her daughter, Luanne Ravenna of Bedford; and her sister, Corrine Burcham of Bedford.

Beulah is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and two brothers, Rex and Dale Sparks.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Bedford, with Father Jegan Peter and Deacon David Reising officiating. Burial will follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the service time on Thursday, also at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Contributions in memory of Beulah may be made to Becky’s Place or Bertha’s Mission.

Ferguson-Lee Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the care of Beulah.

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