Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home
Beverly Wilhelm, 81, died May 16, 2014 in Denver, CO. She was born February 15, 1933 in Clay Center, Kansas the daughter of Jacob & Mary Glace. Beverly passed away peacefully in Denver, CO on May 16th (from complications due to her stroke in 2006).
She was raised in rural Clay Center and graduated from CCCHS in 1951. After attending college, she married Jerry Wilhelm in 1954. Beverly was a wife, mother & homemaker. She returned to Kansas State University later in life & graduated in 1983 with honors.
She pursued a career in state government for 20 years, living in Topeka & Clay Center during those years. In 2005 Bev & Jerry moved to Colorado to be near their daughters.
Beverly was preceded in death by Gerald aka Jerry Wilhelm her husband of 51 years and her parents.
Survivors: Daughter: Amy Wilhelm and husband Ralph Beightol
Daughter: Elizabeth Wilhelm and husband Joe Sullivan
Step granddaughter: Nora Sullivan
Services: A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 2-6PM in the St. Andrews Room at the Clay Center Country Club.
Memorials to CCCIF for the Animal Shelter c/o the funeral home