Anna W. Beels, 86, a retired Remington's book store manager, died Monday at Baltimore County General Hospital of a heart ailment.
Funeral services were being held today at the Haight funeral establishment in Eldersburg.
The former Anna Witman was a native of Baltimore and a graduate of Western High School.
Her husband, Charles Harry Beels, a carpenter, died in 1940.
After her retirement, she was active in the auxiliary of the Baptist Home of Maryland and made many doll dresses for fund-raisers.
Survivors include a sister, Elva Flickinger of Towson; a brother, Joseph B. Witman of Baltimore; a niece, Cynthia Rohrer of Gaithersburg; and three nephews, Kenneth Flickinger of Gamber, David Flickinger of Edgewater and Anton Endler of Sykesville.