Farming Rural 19

Beverly McGowan

October 6, 1943 ~ March 29, 2021 (age 77)


Beverly Marie McGowan, age 77 of Coloma passed away Monday, March 29, 2021 at her home.  She as born in Rockford, IL on October 6, 1943 to Kenneth and Mae (Atkins) Bellows.  Beverly moved to the Endeavor area early in life and attended school in Oxford.  She was a very considerate person and loved animals, taking in and caring for many animals in need.  Some of Beverly’s happiest years were spent farming as well as the 27 years spent with her loving and caring partner, Jesse Lange.  Other hobbies that brought joy to Beverly were dancing, country music, knitting, crocheting and tending to her flowers.  She loved her family and she was always appreciative of the time she was able to spend with them.

Beverly is survived by her longtime companion, Jesse Lange and two sons: Ken (Sue Newby) Barron of Wisconsin Rapids and Michael (Laura) Powell of South Bend, IN and daughter, Connie (Thad) Hammond of Champagne, IL.  She is also survived by 9 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, sister, Joyce Smith of Oxford and other extended family members.

Beverly is preceded in death by her parents, sister, Elaine Demott and brother-in-law, Harold Smith.

Beverly will be laid to rest with private services at the Oxford Village Cemetery.

Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Oxford and Montello is honored to be serving the family. 


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