Beverly Booen, 81, Hewitt, Deer Creek

Published 9:58 am Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The funeral service for Beverly Jane Booen of Hewitt and Deer Creek will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the community center in Hewitt. Friends may call at the community center on Saturday from noon until the time of services. Beverly died at the age of 81 on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Altoona, Iowa, from a broken heart.

Beverly Booen

Beverly Booen

Beverly was born to Leo and Wilma Walker on Sept. 19, 1932, in Hewitt. She and Kenneth Duane Booen were united in marriage on April 19, 1952, in Hewitt. Beverly worked as a cook at Shady Lane Nursing Home, now Fair Oaks Lodge, in Wadena, retiring in 1994. Beverly’s hobbies were quilting, sewing, cooking and traveling.

Beverly is survived by her daughters Kathryn Buker, Albert Lea, Deanna (Robert) Mullenbach, Austin, Bonnie (Roger) Stuart, Altoona, Connie (Clay) Willey of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, Susan (Robert) Hopkins, Altoona; sons Michael (April) Booen of Underwood and Gary (Karen) Booen of St Cloud; 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; brother Larry (Janis) Walker; and sisters Josephine (Tom) Fern and Sandra (Ray) South.

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Beverly is preceded in death by the love of her life and husband of 61 years, Kenneth on Sept. 4, 2013; her parents Leo and Wilma Walker; in-laws James and Mabel Booen; sisters Phyllis Branstner and Glenice Buschke; and brothers-in-laws Howard Branstner and Wilmar Buschke; brother-in-law Lloyd Booen; Richard Booen and Robert Booen; sister-in-law Norma Zuelhke; son-in-law Dennis Buker, granddaughter Farrah Buker; great-grandson Jonathan Hoffmann.

Arrangements are with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes in Bertha.