Beverly Flinn, 1929-2019

Published 1:00 am Saturday, July 6, 2019

Funeral services for Beverly A. Flinn, 90, of Albert Lea will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Erica Cunningham will officiate. Interment will be at Chester Hill Cemetery in Chester, Iowa. Visitation will one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Tuesday. Online condolences are welcome at

Beverly Flinn

Beverly died Friday, July 5, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Community.

Beverly Ardis (Rowe) Flinn was born June 13, 1929, in Joice, Iowa, the daughter of Albert and Clara (Daley) Rowe. She grew up in Joice and then attended Kiester High School, where she graduated in 1947. Beverly was united in marriage to Richard Flinn in Kiester.

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She was a member of Salem Lutheran Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary. Beverly enjoyed quilting, bingo and going out to eat. She especially loved playing 31 for quarters with her nephews and maybe having a beer or two.

Beverly is survived by sisters-in-law Gladys Rowe of Albert Lea and Phyllis Rowe of Prior Lake; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins; and many, many friends.

Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; brothers Floyd Rowe, Harold Rowe and Duane Rowe; and sisters Grace Trytten, Shirley Johnson, Alice Kastner and Mavis McNeal.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Sheltering Arms at St. John’s Community and Mayo Hospice for their wonderful care. Memorials are preferred to Mayo Hospice or Salem Lutheran Church.