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Obituary – Beverly DeVrieze

Last Updated on September 19th, 2018

Written by Paul Bomleny

Beverly A. DeVrieze, 84, of Sheffield and formerly of Buda and Coal Valley, IL, passed away Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at Kewanee Care Nursing Home.

Beverly was born August 25, 1934 in Putnam, IL the daughter of Howard and Merna (Daly) Henkins.

She married Gene Mechling. She then married Joe DeVrieze. He preceded her in death February 27, 2007.

Beverly worked at John Deere and Company in Moline, helped her late husband with the farming, made quilts, and had her own quilt club. She loved being with family and friends.

She was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Milan, IL, and the Blue Cross Mission.

Surviving are her children: Dennis (Cindy) Mechling of Buda, IL, Linda Walters of Buda, IL, Debra Mechling of Kewanee, IL, Virginia Morris of Bradford, IL, and Marjorie (Don) Milby of Sheffield, IL; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

A graveside service will be held Friday, September 21, 2018 at 10:00a.m. at Putnam Cemetery, Putnam, Illinois. Memorials may be directed to Sheffield Rescue Unit. Online Condolences may be sent to www.grant-johnsonfh.com.