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Beverly M. Pickar, 91

May 6, 2016
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Beverly Mary Pickar was born January 20, 1925 in Devon, Iowa, daughter of Julius Louis and Mary Louise (Moorhead) Boos. She attended country school through 8th grade, then worked for families providing domestic services. Beverly was married to Joseph John Pickar on February 14, 1942 and the couple moved to Dysart for his job. Beverly was a very busy and productive housewife for many years, then held numerous positions outside of the home including her work at the Dysart Community Center for many years until her retirement. Beverly was a self-taught painter of scenery, an accomplished seamstress who did tailoring work and a long-term member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Dysart. She loved any outdoor activities including gardening, yard work and fishing. Beverly also loved reading and providing table decorations for senior citizen's luncheons in Dysart.

Beverly passed away gently on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Sunnycrest Care Center in Dysart at the age of 91 years. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph; son, Glenn; and a sister. Beverly is survived by her daughter, Kati Wilson of Center Point; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to her family.

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