Ophelia Steinert Beckley passed away peacefully at Stollwood Convalescent Hospital in Woodland, CA on November 27, 2013. Born on August 30, 1918 in Lipscomb, TX, she was a 64 year resident of Grimes where she lived with her late husband Ralph on the family ranch.
Ophelia was an accomplished seamstress and cook. She was known for her hats and love of birds. An active member of the community she served as a 4-H leader and participated in the Ladies Aid. She was also a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Woodland.
Ophelia is survived by son Steve Beckley and wife Stephanie of Woodland and daughter Kris Charter of Williams. She is also survived by grandchildren, Sean Beckley, Stacy Beckley, Mike Charter and wife Amber, and Nick Charter and wife Allison, and great-grandsons Bryce Charter, Owen Charter, and Graham Charter.
No funeral services will be held, in accordance with her wishes.
Memorial donations, in her name, may be made to the Grand Island Fire Department, P. O. Box 160, Grimes,CA 95950.