Helen Louise Beiber {1920 – 2008}

Helen Beiber {1920 – November 21, 2008}


Taja’s great grandmother past away at 12:30 on 11/21/08.

Helen Louise (Prather) Beiber (1920-2008)

Helen Louise Beiber, age 88, passed away in her home on Nov. 21st 2008. Helen was born in Mound City, Mo. The youngest of 12 children to Thomas and Cora Prather. Helen married Robert Beiber in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1941. They moved with their three children to Phoenix in 1956. Helen started a career with the Retail Clerks Union that lasted over thirty years. Helen and her family moved to California in 1963 where she would reside for the rest of her life. Helen and Bob moved to Bakersfield in 1979. After retiring from The Retail Clerks Union, Helen worked at Costco, then served as a volunteer for many years in the gift shop at Greater Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.

Helen was a wonderful Homemaker, Mother, and Grandmother. She was preceded in death in 1995 by Robert her husband of 53 years. She was also predeceased by 10 brothers and sisters. She is survived by sons Ronald Beiber and wife Maxine, John Beiber and wife Viki, daughter Michele Beiber, and her brother Edwin Prather of Missouri. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. There will be a memorial for family and friends to be held at a later date.  (or, indefinitely… )


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