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Beatrice  Pearl Phipps
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Obituary for Beatrice Pearl Phipps

Beatrice Pearl ‘Bea’ (Sego) Phipps, age 85, of Ogden and the Westhaven Community, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at the home.

Funeral services will be Monday, May 21, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden, with Pastor Gary Hoyt officiating. Burial will be in the Pilot Mound Cemetery in Pilot Mound.

Bea, was born in Waynesville, Missouri on April 3, 1933, the daughter of Sylvester ‘Ike’ and Wynona ‘Ima’ (King) Sego. She was united in marriage to Richard ‘Dick’ Phipps in Boone, Iowa on February 27, 1954.

Bea was employed by City State Bank in Ogden for 25 years until her retirement in 1995. She was a bookkeeper and a teller. Bea was a member of the Community United Methodist Church in Ogden.

During high school, Bea enjoyed playing basketball. Later, she enjoyed going to basketball games and collecting Longaberger Baskets. Dick and Bea liked dancing at Lake Robbins in Woodward and square dancing in Pilot Mound. She was a wonderful baker and cook and loved to spend time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three siblings, Josephine Anderson, Danny Sego and Marie Hilliard. Bea is survived by her two sons, Timothy Phipps of Watertown, Wisconsin, and Michael Phipps and wife Linda of Ankeny; a daughter, Lori Dittmer and husband Herb Jr. of Ogden; six grandchildren, Mellissa Hefler and husband Chris, Stephen Phipps, Johnnie Phipps, Megan Cappel and husband Troy, Mallory Bunkers and husband Cody, and Hailey Dittmer; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Community United Methodist Church on Sunday from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at which time the family will be present.

Memorials may be given to Westhaven Community or Suncrest Hospice.

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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Community United Methodist Church

337 SW 2nd Street
Ogden, Iowa 50212

The family will be present at this time.

Funeral Service




10:30 AM
Community United Methodist Church

337 SW 2nd Street
Ogden, Iowa 50212

Cemetery Details


Pilot Mound Cemetery

Pilot Mound
Boone, IA 50223


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