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Beverly Jean Van Dyke

October 29, 1940 April 8, 2019
Beverly Jean Van Dyke
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Obituary for Beverly Jean Van Dyke

Beverly “Bev” Jean (Ponto) Van Dyke passed away at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, Minnesota on Monday, April 8, 2019, at the age of 78.
Bev was a kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved baking, crocheting, gambling and playing all sorts of games on Facebook. Beverly was born on October 29, 1940 in Worthington, MN, the daughter of Claude and Genevieve Helms. Bev graduated from Worthington Senior High School in 1958. She married Donald “Dyke” Van Dyke on July 24, 1964 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. They made their home in Worthington. You would have seen Bev laughing and chatting as she tended bar at the Worthington Eagles, Elks (Lodge #2287) and VFW. Bev owned The Black Knight restaurant in Reading, Minnesota for a few years and was a co-owner of Van Dyke Pipe Pushing.
Those left to celebrate Bev’s memory are: her daughter Roxanne (Gary) Tieman of Irving, TX, son Terry of Worthington, MN, son Jeff of Worthington, MN, step daughter Susan (George) Kreger of Louisville, CO and step daughter Marcine Brand of Des Moines, IA She is also survived by her grandchildren: Scott Tieman, Eric (Stephanie) Tieman, and Derek Van Dyke; her great grandchildren: Jacob, Memphis and London Tieman, as well as other relatives and friends. Beverly is preceded in death by her parents, Claude & Genevieve, husband Donald (Dyke) and granddaughter Molly Van Dyke.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, Minnesota. Lunch to follow at The Tap, Worthington, MN. Her ashes will be interred at the Round Lake Cemetery in Round Lake, Minnesota.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

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1:00 PM 4/13/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 4/13/2019 2:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

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Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

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Round Lake Cemetery Final Resting Place

Yale Ave
Round Lake, MN 56167

Yale Ave Round Lake 56167 MN
United States

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