Beverly P. VanDeWalle

Beverly P. VanDeWalle

1945 – 2009

Beverly Pearl VanDeWalle, the daughter of Dale N. and Pearl (Orender) Killion was born on March 17, 1945 at Albion, NE.  

Beverly attended school at Boone County School District #23 at Dennison, and graduated from Albion High School.  She then attended Grand Island Beauty School.

On August 14, 1965 Beverly was united in marriage to Donald VanDeWalle at Cedar Rapids, NE.  The couple lived near the Timbercreek area in Nance County for 20 years.  Beverly then moved to Cedar Rapids.  Later she moved to Columbus, NE.  She worked as a Beautician at Helen’s in Albion; and later worked in the dietary department at the Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus.

Beverly was a member of St. Isodores Catholic Church in Columbus, NE.  

She was also a member of the Extension Club and was a 4-H project leader.

On Sunday, July 26, 2009 Beverly passed away at the Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus, NE at 64 years of age.

She is survived by her children: Shelly Daffer and husband Steve of Danbury, NE; Amy Pedersen and husband Eric of Walworth, WI; Timothy VanDeWalle and wife Deana of Aurora, NE;  Dawn Higgins and husband Dan of Hebron, IL; 14 grandchildren: Shawn, Jason, Amber, Abby, Marah, Matthew, Emma, Michelle, Sarah, Haley, Jennifer, Noah, Faith, and Joseph; 1 sister Barbara Matson and husband Melvin of Neligh, NE; step-brother Martin Thorberg and wife Shirley of Elgin, NE; step-sister Julie Kettelsen and husband Allen of Petersburg, NE; along with many other relatives and friends.

Beverly is preceded in death by her parents; step father Otto Thorberg; and 2 nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at Zion Lutheran Church in Albion, Nebraska. Officiating was Rev. Larry Sydow. 

Casketbearers were Aaron and Brock Thorberg, Jeremy Kellelson, David Woebbecke, Kevin Kruse and Dave Matson.

Burial was at Rose Hill Cemetery, Albion.

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