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Beverly Yarolem

Beverly Ann Yarolem, 83, of Monmouth, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, Oct. 7, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

A public graveside service and burial celebrating Beverly’s life was held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at the Canton, Iowa Cemetery. A public visitation took place from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.

It was recommended to utilize masks during the visitation and practice social distancing due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Beverly Ann Curley was born on Sept. 6, 1937, in Hale, Iowa, to Raymond Hayes and Anna Viola (Leslie) Curley Sr. She received her education in Clarence. She married Wayne F. Yarolem Sr. on April 2, 1955, in Dubuque, Iowa. He preceded her in death on Dec. 1, 2011.

Beverly had worked at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa and several other factory jobs. She later worked at Maquoketa Care Center however the longest and most loved job was working at the Hide-Away in Monmouth.

Beverly was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club in Maquoketa. She was an avid NASCAR fan, loved flowers, a good Poker game with family, and camping. Additionally, she cherished the special bond she shared with her loving sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Chuck.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Wayne Jr. (Trish) Yarolem of Tipton, IA, Joe (Pam) Yarolem of Maquoketa, IA, Janetta (Brett) Harms of Wyoming, IA, Debra (Daryl) DeVore of Monmouth, IA, John (Kathy) Yarolem of Monmouth, IA, and Charles (Cheri) Yarolem of Monmouth, IA; 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Margie Taylor of AR, Elizabeth (Caylop) Minchew of AL, Peggy (Chuck) Wolfe of Dixon, IA, Bonnie Kuehl of Walcott, IA, and Mary Score of Marion, IA; and brothers, Larry (Marlene) Curley of Oxford Mills, IA, Lyle (Gwen) Curley of AL, Wayne Curley of CA, Danny (Kathy) Curley of Clarence, IA, Dennis (Diane) Curley of AR, and Rex Curley of AR.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son Rodney D. Yarolem, grandchildren Nicole and Scott, sister Marsha, and brothers Raymond Curley, Keith Curley and Arnold Curley.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Beverly Ann Yarolem memorial fund has been established.

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