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Beverly J. Mayr

Published On: Dec 08 2012 01:26:38 PM CST

DeForest-Beverly J. Mayr, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on Friday, December 7, 2012 at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg at the age of 75. She was born on July 10, 1937, the daughter of Clarence and Irene (Keick) Robarge. Beverly married her high school sweet heart on June 21, 1958 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in East Bristol. Beverly loved reading, gambling, and ceramics, but most of all she enjoyed her family.

Beverly is survived by her husband Bernard Mayr; her children, Dan (Tami) Mayr, Mike (Julie) Mayr, and Lisa Pullen; grandchildren, Steve, Brandon (Brooke), Trent (Angie), Crystal, Danielle, Coyt, Nikki, Keylee, and Casey; great-grandchildren, Teryn, Blake, Alexis, Taylor, Gavin, and Isaac; her sister JoAnn Buck; nephew Jim (YangSuk) Buck; and a niece, Renee (Rob) Campbell; and many other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Clarence and Irene; her brother-in-law Ken Buck.

A private family service will be held for Beverly at a later date. The family would like to thank the staff at Agrace HospiceCare and Good Samaritan in Lodi for the care provided for Beverly. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Fitchburg, WI 53711. To view and sign this guestbook, please visit:

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