Beverley (Bev) Anne BRANDON

Beverley (Bev) Anne BRANDON


Beverley (Bev) Anne

1936 – 2013

A well known Bentley resident Beverley (Bev) Anne nee Quinn passed away at the Red Deer Hospice, Red Deer, Alberta on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the age of 77. She was predeceased by her parents Fred and Lexie Quinn, brother Terry Quinn and nephew Norman Whatmore, and brother-in-law Dennis Walline. Beverley is survived by her husband Mervin Brandon recently of Red Deer, Alberta, son Bryan (Laurie) Brandon of Carbon, Alberta, daughter Janine (Casey) Steneker of Calgary, Alberta and Warren (Michelle) Brandon of Edson, Alberta. Sister: Margaret (Wayne) Whatmore of Whitecourt, Alberta, sisters-in-law Ramona Quinn of Frobisher, Saskatchewan, Bernice (Ken) Rind of Calgary, Alberta and Eileen (Bill) Olstead of Edmonton, Alberta. Seven grandchildren, Kelsey and Tyler Brandon, Rebekah and Scott Steneker, Curtis (Jessica), Cody and Tanya Brandon. Two great-grandchildren Hayden and Andre, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was born at Alameda, Saskatchewan on November 28, 1936 and grew up on the family farm, 5 miles north of Frobisher, Saskatchewan. In 1957, she graduated as a Registered Nurse from Brandon General Hospital. She spent some time as a Surgical Nurse in Brandon General Hospital, and then worked in Bienfait Hospital for 2 years. Shortly after she married Mervin Brandon on May 24th, 1960, and that same year they moved to Bentley, Alberta and have lived there ever since. Beverley commuted to Rimbey, Alberta to work at the hospital for a while before getting on at the Bentley Hospital where she worked mostly in the Operating Room. She later took a Health Records Technician Course and worked at the Bentley Hospital in the Records Department for 18 years. She played the organ for the United Church at Bentley for many years and has participated actively in the Royal Purple serving as Honored Royal Lady and as Pianist. Beverley loved her crafts, sewing, knitting, quilting, playing cards, curling, golf and camping. She was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, that will be missed dearly by all. A service to celebrate her life was held August 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Blindman Agricultural Centre (Bentley Ag Centre) with Shealagh McLelland D.M. officiating. A family Interment to follow at a later date. If so desired, donations may be made to the Red Deer Hospice Society, 99 Arnot Avenue, Red Deer, Alberta T4R 3S6.

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