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Beverly J. Nave, 82

Aug 31, 2014

Woodbury Beverly J. Nave, age 82, formerly of Blue Earth, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Prelude Memory Care Cottages, Woodbury.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Blue Earth. Rev. Dr. Mark Wilms officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth.

Beverly was born Dec. 10, 1931, in Blue Earth, the daughter of, Emil E. and Flora T. (Bowman) Kark. She was raised in Blue Earth where she graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1949. She was soon married to Darrel L. Nave on Aug.16, 1950, in Canton, S.D. The couple resided in Blue Earth where Darrel operated the rendering plant and owned the Blue Earth Modern Launders & Cleaners. Beverly was a homemaker and was the bookkeeper at the cleaning business for many years. While raising her children she enjoyed golfing at Riverside Town and Country Club, hosting her weekly bridge club, crocheting, knitting, cross stitching and ceramics. Beverly was an avid Minnesota Vikings and Twins fan, attending many games. She enjoyed wintering with her husband at The Vines in Ft. Meyers, Fla., for 10 years.

Beverly is survived by her son, Doug (Karen) Nave, of Elmore; daughter, Judy (Alan) Willette, of Mahtomedi; brothers: Donald (Marian) Kark, of Ft. Meyers, Robert (Susan) Kark, of Denver, Colo., Emil “Buddy” (LaVonne) Kark of Chatfield; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Darrell in 2005; brother, Arthur (Shirley) Kark and sister, Lorene (DeVere) Clark.

Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com