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Marvelle J. Beard


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Marvelle J. Beard

Born: June 11, 1939; in DeKalb, IL

Died: January 5, 2019; in Campbellsville, KY

Marvelle J. Beard, 79, of Campbellsville, Kentucky, died Saturday, January 5, 2019, in Campbellsville.

She was born June 11, 1939, in DeKalb, the daughter of Cliff and Carrie (Halverson) Jerde. Marvelle married James Beard in 1987.

Marvelle was a retired physical therapist with Holy Cross Hospital in Florida. She professed faith in Christ and was of the Lutheran faith.

She is survived by her husband, James; her children, Tom (Theresa) Kennedy of DeKalb and Carrie (Jorge) Valencia of Davie, Florida; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; her siblings, Harold Jerde, Paul (Karen) Jerde, Dean (Terry) Jerde, Carmen (David) Osland, Marilyn (Merv) Mathison of DeKalb and Carol (Ron) Rumpf of Peoria; several nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019, at Grace Free Lutheran Church, 1121 South 1st Street, DeKalb, with the Rev. Michael Hodge officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Marvelle J. Beard Memorial Fund, addressed to the Beard Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Jan. 9, 2019
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