Reta K. Dauman

Reta Kay Dauman, 74, of Eureka, died on Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Greenwood County Hospital, in Eureka.

She was born on January 26, 1945, in Eureka, the daughter of Johnny and Gladys “Charlene” (Coop) Cox. The family moved often when she was young but Eureka was always home. She attended local schools.

In 1964, she was united in marriage to Harold Glen Beaumont. He was in the Air Force and they lived in many varied places. To this union one daughter was born. This marriage later ended in divorce.

On May 26, 1985, she was united in marriage to David “Digger” Dauman in Eureka. They made their home in Eureka.

She worked as a CNA at different places in Eureka, working at Eureka Medicalodge for 15 years.

She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2712 Auxiliary.

She is survived by her husband, of the home; daughter, Leann Mitchell of Eureka; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two siblings: Mike Blevins of Carthage, Mo.; and Patty Robinson of Joplin, Mo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Kelly Blevins.

Memorial services were held Monday, April 15, at Greenwood Cemetery, in Eureka, with Reverend Hyun Jung Choi of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Cremation has been effected.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be made to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2712 Auxiliary or to Greenwood County Hospital. Contributions may be sent in care of Koup Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 595, Eureka, KS 67045. Condolences may be left for the family online, at

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