Beverly Butts, 84

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 22, 2010

Memorial services for Beverly J. Butts, 84, of Albert Lea, will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Todd Walsh will officiate. Burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends may greet the family one hour prior to the services at the chapel.
Beverly died on Saturday, May 15, 2010, at St. John’s Lutheran Home.
Beverly Jayne Butts was born on May 6, 1926, to Roy and Lorraine (Iverson) Johnson in Albert Lea. She grew up in Albert Lea, and moved to Austin after she was united in marriage to Eugene Willis Butts on June 15, 1946. She was a checker for Piggly Wiggly and helped her husband run their own grocery store. They moved to Albert Lea in 1973 where Beverly was a waitress at Lakeside Café for several years. She was an avid bowler and loved to play bingo. Her true happiness was being with her family, especially Sunday dinners at home or at the cabin on Beaver Lake.
Beverly is survived by her children: Michael (Marge) Butts, Kathy (Larry) Iverson, Ricky Butts, Deb (Peter) Solie and David Butts; grandchildren: Timothy (Carol) Butts, Thomas (Jamie) Butts, Todd (Cherri Taylor) Butts, Tisha (Chad) Wangen, Chad Iverson, Cameron Solie and Brady Solie; great-grandchildren: Cody Huston, Alison Wangen, Lindsey Felt, Alison Felt, Tyler Rysavy, Madalyn Wangen, Kailey Butts, Taylor Butts, Makenna Butts, Ryan Butts, Colton Butts, Tommy Cathey and Jasmine Taylor;  brothers-n-law: Jim and Chuck Butts; sisters-in-law: Jan (Gary) Butts and Sandy (Al) Rockwell and many nieces and nephews.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

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