Beverly R. (Keith) Wason
Beverly Rae Wason, 86, of Clarion passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at the Clarion Wellness and Rehabilitation Center in Clarion.
Memorial services for Beverly Wason will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016, at 1:30 PM at the United Presbyterian Church, 219 1st Street North West in Clarion, with Pastor Bill Kem officiating.
A memorial gathering will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Ewing Funeral Home, 1801 Central Avenue East in Clarion, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.
Beverly Rae Keith was born May 31, 1930 to Charles and Laura Keith in Rowan, Iowa. She grew up and attended school in Rowan, graduating with the class of 1947.
On December 28, 1947, Beverly was united in marriage to Wilbur Wason at the Rowan Congregational Church. To this union, six children were born; Gene, George, Diane, Don, Deb and Betty.
Beverly was active in her church, The United Presbyterian Church in Clarion. She was active in their farming operation. She was a 4-H leader for 15 years. Beverly enjoyed sewing, needlework, cooking and her 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Beverly is survived by her husband of 68 years, Wilbur, of Clarion; son Donald (Lori) Wason of Humboldt, Iowa and their children Lisa, Ashley (Joey) Krug, Matt, and Rachel; daughters; Deb (Roger) Schaeffer of Viborg, South Dakota and their children Denise (Matt) Graves, Kristen (Chad) Morrow, and Jon (Krista) Schaeffer; Betty (Frank) Haker of Conrad, Iowa and their children Tom Brand, Angie (Chris) Klokowski, Mike Brand; and her 13 great-grandchildren.
She is preceded by her parents; daughter, Diane; and twin sons, George and Gene.
A portion of memorials will be directed to Alzheimer’s research in Beverly’s memory.