Beverly A. Willert, age 79 of Blooming Prairie, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at her home in Blooming Prairie. Beverly Ann Wood was born on January 9, 1940 in Owatonna, Minnesota, to George and Gladys (Madson) Wood. She graduated from Hayfield High School in 1957. On April 24, 1965, Beverly married Glenn Willert at the First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie. Together they raised two children, Daniel and Kari. On January 25, 1986, she started working at Hormel Foods and retired on March 16, 2011 after 25 years of service. Beverly was very active at her church especially with Via de Cristo. She was also involved with the AA for many years and the senior center. The time she enjoyed most was spending time with her grandchildren, morning coffee with friends, and on Saturday’s having coffee with her sister. Beverly also loved flowers, walking and biking. She will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her son, Daniel Glenn (Maggie) Willert of Geneva, MN; daughter, Kari A. Lynn of Faribault, MN; nine grandchildren, Krystal, Jessica, Danny, Elizabeth, Cody, Ry, Ryan, Henry, and Finn; two great grandchildren, Salem and Killian; sister, Marlys (Dale) Schmeling of Hayfield, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Gladys Wood; husband, Glenn Willert.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie with Rev. Heidi Heimgartner officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, at Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home in Blooming Prairie and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be in First Lutheran Cemetery, Blooming Prairie. Memorials can be directed to the First Lutheran Church. Worlein Funeral Home of Blooming Prairie is assisting the family with arrangements.
First Lutheran Church
434 1st St SW, Blooming Prairie MN 55917