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Beverly Scheer

Beverly F. Scheer, age 91, of Moville, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2022 at her home of Moville.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 11:00 AM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Moville with Andy Cowell officiating.  Burial will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery of Sioux City.  A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2022 from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Moville.

Beverly passed away on Friday, December 23, 2022, at her home of Moville.

Beverly was born February 8, 1931 in Spencer, SD the daughter of Albert and Ione Dorothy (Horn) Adams. She graduated from Waterbury High School in 1949 and moved to Sioux City, Iowa and worked as a bookkeeper for Sioux City Optical. Beverly was united in marriage to Leo E. Hansen in 1952 and to this union two sons were born, James and Jeffrey.  Beverly was united in marriage to Edmer (Ed) Elgar Scheer in 1963 and to this union one son was born, Matthew. Ed and Bev moved to Moville, Iowa in 1985.

Beverly was very detailed and sharp, she spent most of her years working in bookkeeping and accounting. She enjoyed taking additional classes in accounting and tax. She worked at Western Contracting from the 1960’s to the 1980’s, Terra Corporation in the 1990’s, and retired from Cargill at the age of 77 in 2008.

Beverly maintained the books for her husband Ed’s business E&B Motors from the 1960’s until Ed’s passing in 2006. Beverly was involved in her church community, she enjoyed tending to her flowers and plants and she loved to follow the stock market.

As the oldest of eleven children: nine girls and two boys, Beverly’s door was always open. Over the years she gave assistance to all her siblings that needed it. Bev had a lot of living left to do, her son just finished her bathroom remodel and Bev had more house projects on the list that she wanted to enjoy.

Beverly is survived by her three sons, Jim Hansen of Plymouth, MN, Jeff (Vickie) Hansen of Colorado Springs, CO, and Matthew (Kim) Scheer of Hornick, IA; sisters, Lois Adams, Leona Olson, Margie Stark, and Barbara Strivens; brother, Roger Adams; grandchildren, Sarah Ofstehage of Watertown, SD, Krissy Hansen of LeMars, IA, Kelly (Jon) Haidet of Plymouth, MN, Kyle (Jen) Hansen of St Louis Park, MN, Cody and Nick Hansen of Colorado Springs, CO, Houston Scheer of Moville, IA, and Josie (Nick) Schaeffer of Sioux City, IA; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Beverly was preceded in death by her husbands, Leo Hanson and Edmer Scheer; parents, Albert and Ione Adams; granddaughter, Karla (Hansen) Embrock; daughters-in-law, Suzanne Hansen and Linda Hansen; sisters, Joyce Purucker, Bernice Fendrick, Rayme Moore, and Linda Geiger; brother, Richard Adams; and grandson-in-law, the Reverend Dan Ofstehage.

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