Beverly Ann Iske

Nov. 1, 2023

Beverly Ann Iske

Beverly Ann (Thomas) Iske, 87, was born on December 26, 1935 to the parents of Raymond Thomas and Edna (DeReus) Thomas in Valeria, Iowa.

Beverly grew up living on farms that her parents rented. She was one of eleven children. Beverly graduated from Mingo High School in 1954. She married Harlin E. Iske on June 16th, 1955. During their marriage, she was blessed to have six children: Debra (deceased at birth), Al, Randy, Karen, Jeff, and Mike.

Beverly was a farmer’s wife and homemaker. She enjoyed canning and outdoor activities like gardening. She also worked as a housekeeper for different clients and at Prairie Meadows. She enjoyed spending time with family and grandkids.

Beverly will be remembered by her saying “Try to get along”. She lived in Iowa for most of her life. She moved to Safford, Arizona in 2015 until death on November 1, 2023. During her passing, Beverly was surrounded by her children.

Beverly will be deeply missed. She was preceded death by her parents; husband, Harlin E. Iske; daughter Debra Iske; her siblings, Dorothy (Burl) Brashear, James Thomas, Harold (Susie) Thomas, Howard (Marjorie) Thomas, Wilma (Russell) Wright, Melvin Thomas, Marvin Thomas, Helen (Kermit) Garbe; great grandchildren Thomas and Emily Brown; great niece Danielle Thomas; and nephew Jim Brashear.

Beverly is survived by her children: Al (Ellen) Iske, Randy Iske, Karen (Ron) Maggard, Jeff (Deanna) Iske, and Mike (Becky) Iske; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren; her siblings Coleen (Ronald) Henderson and Sharon (Jack) Starmer; and other family members and extended family members.

Graveside Funeral Services will be on July 6th, 2024 at 2 pm at Restland Cemetery in Baxter, Iowa. Followed by Memorial Refreshment at the Baxter Community Center in Baxter, Iowa from 3pm to 5 pm with family, friends, and other attendees.

Donations can be made to Restland Cemetery or Ira Church.