Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Bever, Walworth, WI (1922-2014)
November 29, 1922 - June 25, 2014
Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Bever, age 91, of Walworth, WI, formerly of Williams Bay, WI, died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at the Golden Years Retirement Village in Walworth. Betty was born Nov. 29, 1922, in Chicago, IL, to parents, Charles W. and Elizabeth L. (Whitsell) Fay. She was united in marriage to George W. Bever on March 22, 1947, in Chicago. In her early career, Betty was employed as a church secretary. More recently she was a secretary for a manufacturer's rep. She was a member of the Prospect Height Baptist Church in Prospect Heights, IL. Following their move to Williams Bay, WI, she was an active member of Calvary Community Church in Williams Bay.
Betty is survived by her children: James and wife, Linda Bever of South Bend, IN; Gail and husband, Ron Lane of Allegan, MI; Robert and wife, Linda Bever of Oxnard, CA; John and wife, Pam Bever of Buffalo Grove, IL; grandchildren: Melody and husband, Josh Swihart of Littleton, CO; Geoffrey and wife, Lyneette Lane of Des Moines, IA; Jamie and wife, Denise Lane of Janesville, WI; Karryn and husband, Andy DeHaan of Caledonia, MI; Christi and husband, Terry Carter of Grand Junction, CO; Austin Bever of Greeley, CO; Ashley and husband, Sean Clark of Buffalo Grove, IL; and Julia Bever of Buffalo Grove, IL; 16 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Ione Tindle of Walworth, WI. Betty was preceded in death by her husband, George Bever; and brothers: John, Bill, and Ed Fay.
Services for Betty Bever will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014, at CALVARY COMMUNITY CHURCH in Williams Bay, WI. Visitation will be from 2 until 6 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014, at TOYNTON FUNERAL HOME in Walworth, WI. Interment will be in the Walworth Cemetery.