Beverly E. Jenk, 84, of Dyersville, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, November 10, 2016.
Visitation will be held 2 – 6 pm Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Visitation will continue Monday from 9 – 10 am at Kramer Funeral Home prior to funeral services.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, St. Francis Xavier Basilica in Dyersville, Iowa with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Dennis Quint will officiate.
Bev was born March 8, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa the daughter of Col. Ralph and Nellie (Boone) Lancaster. She married Thomas H. Jenk, Sr. on July 10, 1951, in Des Moines. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who probably attended more baseball games than the rest of her family.
Bev has been a lifelong Cubs fan and got one of her two final wishes, seeing the Cubs win the World Series. There is already “W” flag placed at the cemetery.
Survivors include her children: Tom Jr. (Pam) and Lisa (Jude) Milbert, both of Dyersville, and David of Mount Vernon; 6 grandchildren: Drew (Lisa) Jenk, Brooke (Bob) Bush, David C. Jenk and Kris Jenk, Miki (Derrick) Parsons and Cassie (Jesse) Costigan; 6 great grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Jeanne Goen of Dyersville, and numerous nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Tom in 2013, a sister, Gloria (Jim) Thomas and a brother-in-law, John Goen.
Memorials are preferred to Beckman Catholic High School.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com.