Beth Stair

Obituary of Beth Ann Stair

Beth Ann (Krause) Stair passed away December 9, 2022 in a
Tucson, AZ hospital from complications of lymphoma cancer
which she had been struggling with for many years.

She was born January 20, 1957 in Thedford, Nebraska to Robert
and Joann (Tieszen) Krause. She lived in Vermillion, South
Dakota until she moved to Tucson to attend the University of
Arizona. She proudly worked as a Secretarial Specialist until the
cancer took over. She enjoyed playing tennis competitively in high
school and college and recreational tennis for many years and still
followed it avidly. She also enjoyed crafting jewelry, cross
stitching and genealogy research. Other interests have included
hot air ballooning, dance, reading, photography and travel.

She married James L Stair on August 18, 1978 in Tucson. They
were married for over 44 years, until her death.

Beth was proceeded in death by her parents, her Aunt Billie
(Krause) Rehfeld, and her Uncle Rodney Tieszen. She is
survived by her Husband, Brother and sister-in-law Jeffery Paul
Krause and Charlotte Jean(Runyon) Krause of St Clair Shores,
Michigan plus their children Louisa Elizabeth Krause of St. Clair
Shores, Michigan and Charles Robert Krause of Detroit Michigan,
Brother-in-law Ray Stair, Sister-in-law Patrice Swanson, and
Cousins Rodney Elmer Tieszen Jr and Jacque (Price) Tieszen
plus their children Gemma Marie Tieszen, Rosemary Elizabeth
Tieszen, and Rodney Elmer Tieszen III all of Lubbock, TX.

Per her wishes Beth will be cremated.


In lieu of flowers, donations or gifts should be given to the Cancer


Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, December 17, 2022
Desert Sunset Funeral Home Chapel
3081 W. Orange Grove Rd.
Tucson, Arizona, United States
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