Beverly J. Farver

September 16, 1933 - October 07, 2019

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Thursday, October 10, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel

Friday, October 11, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. John's United Church of Christ, Hudson


Friday, October 11, 11:00 AM
St. John's United Church of Christ, Hudson


Beverly J. Farver, 86, of Waterloo died Monday, October 7, 2019, at Chandler Place in Kendallville.

She was born September 16, 1933, in DeKalb County to Cecil and Ruth (Shafer) Stomm.

She attended Fairfield Elementary School and graduated from Ashley High School in 1951.

On Christmas Eve 1951, she married Robert W. Farver. At the time, he was serving in the U.S. Air Force, and they lived in Colorado, Utah, and South Dakota.

Mrs. Farver worked as a bookkeeper for their construction business, Farver Construction. She also worked at the Steuben County Recorder’s office for 14 years.

Beverly was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ at Hudson where she played the piano, served as Treasurer of the Ladies Guild, and helped with Bible School. She was also a 4-H leader for the Smithfield Busy Bee 4-H Club, a member of the Never Idle Home Extension Club, and a long-time member of the former Work & Play Club of Hudson. Beverly and her husband belonged to the Shirts and Skirts Square Dance Club where they served as president and attended square dances all around the area.

Beverly loved to make ceramics and sew. Her family was her whole life and was very important to her.

Surviving are three sons, Robert (Jeri) Farver, Jr. of Ashley, Daniel (Mary) Farver of Ashley, and Breck (Julie) Farver of Waterloo; a daughter, Pam (John) Kissinger of Fowlerville, Michigan; nine grandchildren, Misty (Jim) Grubbs, Stacey (Zach) Leahy, Sarah (Jared) Staub, Susan Farver, Rachel Farver Kissinger, Jacob (Gaby) Farver, Stephanie(Brad) Shuman, Kayla (Haran) Santiago, and Kyle Kissinger; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Geraldine Miller and Helen Ransburg; and four stepsisters, Beverly Kiester, Margaret Scherff, Norma Murphy, and Louann Miller.

Funeral services will be Friday, October 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Hudson with Pastor Kim Nusbaum officiating. Burial will be in Circle Cemetery, Hudson.

Calling is Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Preferred memorials are to St. John’s United Church of Christ.

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Bob & Deb Galbraith
October 10th, 2019 6:21pm
Ashley, IN

So sorry to hear of Bev's passing. Enjoyed her playing the piano on Sundays. Prayers for comfort during this difficult time.

Jim & Rita Coats
October 10th, 2019 5:01pm

You have our sincere sympathy for your loss

Mary Jane Sanders
October 9th, 2019 11:31pm
Angola IN

I was so sorry to hear of Bev's passing. To all of your family please pass my sympathy on. Bev was a long time great friend. She will be missed by all. I am not able to get to the funeral as I don't have transportation but my thoughts and prayers are with you.