Beverly Pooley, 91, of Mitchell, died Thursday, November 28, 2019 at Avera Brady Health in Mitchell.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell. Burial will be in Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 PM Friday at Bittner Funeral Chapel with a pray service at 6:30 PM.
Beverly LaVon Pooley was born on October 28, 1928 in Mitchell, SD to Lloyd and Gladys (Lawver) Fitzgerald. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in Mitchell in 1946. She married Marvin Ellis Pooley in Mitchell on January 2, 1947. Bev was employed at Geyerman’s, Chef Louies, and after over 20 years retired from the Davison County Assessor’s Office in 1996. Since her retirement, she volunteered at the hospital for 16 years and sold Avon for 22 years.
She was an active member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the Red Hat Ladies.
She is survived by her son, Mike Pooley, Mitchell, SD; daughter, Nancy (Mike) Vorderstrasse, Parker, CO; grandchildren, Brooks and Jessica Vorderstrasse, Parker, CO; brothers, Steve (Colleen) Fitzgerald and Patrick (Rita) Fitzgerald, both of Grand Island, NE; and brothers-in-law, Mel (Karen) Pooley, Mitchell, SD, and Jerry Thurman, Rapid City, SD; and sister-in-law, Elaine Pooley, Mitchell, SD.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin; sisters, Barbara Waryan, Burdeen Kerr, Patty Thurman; and siblings-in-law, Dwight, Jeanette, Dale, Raymond, Eldon, Ellsworth, Alva, LeVara, and Doris.