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Beverly Jean (Easton) Yorton
1933 - 2014
Beverly J. Yorton, 80, a resident of Kenosha passed away peacefully Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at the Hospice House in Pleasant Prairie, Wis., surrounded by her family
Born on June 27, 1933, she was the daughter of Georgie Easton. Educated in Kenosha schools, she graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School.
Beverly was employed at St. Catherines Hospital as a nursing aide for many years, where she touched the lives of her patients with humor and caring touch. She had many hobbies; some of her most cherished memories were spending Saturdays shopping with her beloved sisters. She loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren; she was an avid Packer fan; loved cooking and reading; rearranging and decorating her house as often as she could. She was always ready to laugh and smile with the best of them.
Beverly had many achievements throughout her lifetime; her pride and love for her children and grandchildren surpassed them all.
Beverly is survived by her best friend and beloved sister, Maureen Klopstein; four children, Jackie Dugan (Jerry), Jeff Yorton, Jill Benhoff (Bruce) Jennifer
Benhoff (John); six grandchildren, Jason Modory (Stephanie), Jamie Young (Richie), Nathan Benhoff, Nicole Benhoff, Kayla Stein, Ben Benhoff; five great grandchildren, Haley, Kenna, Trey, Joshua, Jacob; and many extended family and friends who will miss her loving sense of humor.
Beverly was preceded in death by her three sisters, Audrey Brik, Shirley Kleinschmidt, Ellen Andersen, and her son-in-law, Bruce Benhoff.
A gathering to celebrate Bevs life with relatives and friends will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Fireside Restaurant and Lounge, 2801 30th Avenue, Kenosha. In lieu of flowers, donations to the family in care of Jill Benhoff, 4612 21st Avenue, Kenosha, WI 53140, would be appreciated.
Beverly lived her life with an open and feisty heart. Her willingness to forgive made her one of a kind. Fond memories shared with Bev will be carried on in the hearts of her family with love and laughter.
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on Jan. 13, 2014