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Published April 10, 2013, 12:00 AM

Beverly Weinkauf

Beverly “Grandma Bev” Hildora (Olson) Weinkauf, 76, died Sunday February 10, 2013 at Trinity Health in Minot, ND.

Beverly was born January 9, 1937 in Pelican Rapids, MN to Melvin and Clara Olson. Beverly grew up in the country and went to country school. She attended Pelican Rapids High School, then Detroit Lakes Business College. She went on to work in a business office.

Beverly Weinkauf

Beverly “Grandma Bev” Hildora (Olson) Weinkauf, 76, died Sunday February 10, 2013 at Trinity Health in Minot, ND.

Beverly was born January 9, 1937 in Pelican Rapids, MN to Melvin and Clara Olson. Beverly grew up in the country and went to country school. She attended Pelican Rapids High School, then Detroit Lakes Business College. She went on to work in a business office.

In 1957, she married Donald Weinkauf and moved to Fargo where she lived until 2009, when she moved to Williston, ND.

Beverly was a cook at the VA Hospital in Fargo for several years. Then she joined the Senior Companion Program, where she was a companion for ladies in their homes. She was also a Head Start grandma, where she was called “Grandma Bev”. At the same time she was a ticket taker for the Red Hawks baseball games. She enjoyed being with people.

Beverly is preceded in death by her parents, Melvin and Clara Olson; Donald Weinkauf; and Paul Hempel.

She is survived by Doulas (Cheryl) Weinkauf; Lori (Wayne) Rheault; Becky (Paul) Yourk; Jerry Weinkauf; Paul (Laurie) Hempel; Paula Hempel; Pauline (Jeff) Cunningham; and Paullette (Darcy) Orth.

Beverly will be sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, mostly by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, April 12, 2013, at 2:00 PM at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Fargo, ND. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment: Friday, 4:30 PM at Riverside Cemetery, Fargo, ND.

Please feel free to sign the online guestbook at www.hansonrunsvold.com

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