In Memory of

Eula Marie Belken

November 11, 1944 - August 17, 2019
From: Ruthven, IA
Eula Marie Belken

Eula Marie Belken

Born: November 11, 1944
Died: August 17, 2019
Age: 74

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     Eula Marie Belken, the daughter of Orville and Loretta (Bennett) Utley was born November 11, 1944 in Spencer, IA. Her childhood years were spent in the Spencer area, where she attended Spencer schools.

     Eula married Dale Belken on April 7, 1961 in Spencer. They lived in Spencer until 1984, when they moved to Lost Island Lake in Ruthven, IA. She worked for Eaton Corp. for 23 years and also worked part-time for Saint Luke Lutheran Homes. She enjoyed quilting, gambling, traveling, coffee with friends, and spending time at the lake. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Spencer.

     Eula passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Ruthven Care Center, at the age of 74. She was preceded in death her parents; her husband, Dale; one son, Morris; one daughter, Joan Jean; 3 brothers, Robert, Kenneth, and Donald Utley; and 4 sisters, Wanda Foster, Lucille Clayton, Vida, and Carolyn.

     Left to cherish her memory are her son, Tony (Sue) Belken of Ruthven, IA; 2 grandchildren, Kayla and Christina; 3 great-grandchildren, Caitlyn, Keaton, and Conner; 2 brothers, Gale (Jeanette) Utley of Walnut Grove, AR, Orley (Gloria) Utley of Spencer, IA; 3 sisters, Lillian (Ken) Cunningham of Webster City, IA, Marilyn Brustares of Spencer, IA, and Gloria Ann Tiverend of Nashville, IL; other relatives; and many friends

Graveside services will take place 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, August 21, at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.
Pastor Paul Frederiksen
North Lawn Memorial Park
Spencer, Iowa


Friday, August 23, 2019 at 8:07 AM
“So sorry to hear of Eula's passing. She was a great woman to work for. I worked for her at Longhouse. May she rest in peace and may you know she is in the arms of her savior! And may you have that peace! ”
- Nancy Hartmann
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 10:11 AM
“Our sympathy in the passing of our Aunt Eula. We will forever remember her ready smile and that wonderful chuckle. She always seemed happy to us. We enjoyed visiting with her in the nursing home when we helped our pastor provide communion. Prayers for comfort and peace to Tony and his family.”
- Sandra Heerdt
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 8:28 AM
“Tony, so sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing, enjoyed working wither at Eaton, always appreciated her smile. You are in our thoughts and prayers.”
- Dale Streufert
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 8:27 AM
“So sorry to hear about Eula’s passing. She was such a joy to be around and will be missed terribly. ”
- Morgan Stuckey
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 10:25 AM
“Tony and Family,
We were sorry to hear about your Mom! We have several great memories of her and your Dad. Now I am sure the are dancing together again.
Love and prayers for all.
Roger and Jackie”
- Jackie Mann
Monday, August 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM
“We are sadden to hear of Eula's passing. We hope you feel surrounded by much love.”
- Justin & Katie Cook
Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:34 AM
“good memories of our times together at work”
- edna shuck
Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:34 AM
“Tony a d Family. So sorry for loss. Eula was a real gem. Always enjoyed our conversations when she lived Nextdoor. Always a smile and a bag of peanut M&M's. Rest in peace my friend. Doug”
- Doug & Carolyn Alger
Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:34 AM
“To the family of Eula,
I worked at Eaton with Eula for many years. She was always a pleasure to be around and to visit with, since we worked in the same dept for awhile. During this time of sorrow, may you always be aware of the Lord's abiding love and mercy. May many wonderful memories bring you comfort. Tom Galik/maintenance”
- Tom Galik
Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:34 AM
“So sorry hearing of Eula's passing. Always liked her. Pleasure to work with. Prayers to the family.”
- Steve Hall
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