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Beverly Ann Rose Delyea

June 12, 1930 — January 22, 2022

Beverly Ann Rose Delyea

Beverly Ann Rose Delyea, age 91, of Mankato, passed away on January 22, 2022 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Mankato.  

A Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in North Mankato, MN with visitation one hour prior to Mass. Mankato Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to donor’s charity of choice. 

Beverly was born on June 12, 1930 in Detroit, MI to Percy and Rose (Falcona) Soper. She attended SS Peter and Paul Catholic School and Good Counsel Academy. In 1951, Beverly was first runner-up Miss Mankato. Beverly was married to John Delyea in 1952. John was in the Air Force and stationed in Germany where they lived during the Korean War.  When they returned to the US they settled in Framingham, MA and then moved back to Mankato where they later divorced. She worked in Mankato for Dr. Tollefsrud as a dental assistant for many years.  She enjoyed time spent at the lake with her brother Harold and his wife Arlene. Beverly liked dancing and listening to music. She had a love for animals, especially her beloved dog Tippy.   

Beverly is survived by her brother, Harold (Arlene) Soper of Brainerd; nieces, Lisa (Mike) Vinje of Maple Grove, Jayne (Steve) Wolle of Mankato, Mary Pfeifer of Naples, FL; nephew, Steve (Anita) Soper of Foreston; great nieces and nephews, Lindsey (Jesse) Anderson of Mankato, Adam Bibbs of Mankato, Katie (Chase) Barrett of Naples FL, Ashley (Mike) Wesely of Excelsior, Steve Soper Jr. of Motley, Kayla (Nils) Johnson of Golden Valley, Blake Vinje of Omaha, NE; great-great nephews, Jonas and Jax Anderson of Mankato.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Rose Soper; sister, Barbara Pfeifer; and brother-in-law, Franz Pfeifer.

 

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Visitation

Saturday, April 30, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

525 Grant Ave, North Mankato, MN 56003

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Saturday, April 30, 2022

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Holy Rosary Catholic Church

525 Grant Ave, North Mankato, MN 56003

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