Beverly Boehme Bargfield


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Posted Online: Jan. 08, 2013, 5:41 pm
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Beverly A. Boehme Bargfield, 78, of Galesburg, formerly of New Windsor, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Cottage Hospital, Galesburg.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home, Alpha. Burial is at New Windsor Cemetery. Visitation is 10 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. A memorial fund will be established, and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
She was born June 13, 1934, in New Windsor, to Vilas and Mildred Tribler. She attended New Windsor Schools. She married John Boehme on April 30, 1950, in Rock Island. He died in 1992. She married Edward Bargfield on Sept. 7, 1996, in Bettendorf.
Beverly was employed as a supervisor at RIMCO in Rock Island and Carver Lumber in Milan for several years.
She enjoyed sewing, needlework, reading, shopping and especially spending time with family.
She is survived by her husband, Ed; three daughters, Linda (Don) Carothers, Monmouth, Kim (Rick) Morris, Knoxville, Ill., Molly Purscell, Hinton, Iowa; two sons, Rusty Boehme, Galesburg, Doug Bargfield, Ames, Iowa; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.












 



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