Beverly Ann Edson, 79 - June 03, 2014Beverly Ann Edson, 78, of Farnam died Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at St. John’s Good Samaritan Society in Kearney.
Services took place at Farnam United Methodist Church on Monday, June 9, with the Rev. Neil Kloppenborg officiating. Burial was at the Farnam Cemetery.
Edson was born July 3, 1935, to Caroll and Eva (Frazell) Sypolt. She graduated from eighth grade at Smithfield School.
Her father worked for the railroad and was doing repairs in the Farnam area. The family lived in a rail car near Farnam while her dad was working there. She made some friends from Farnam and decided to go to Farnam High. She fell in love with the town and was proud to call Farnam her life’s home, according to family members.
She married Dick Edson on Jan. 24, 1954. He was stationed in Ft. Meade in Maryland and they lived in Laurel, which was close to Ft. Meade Army Base. While they were there, “Randy” Randall Leon was born. They called him their “Gl Issue.”
Edson and her family came home to Farnam in April of 1955, and resided north of town on a farm for a few years. While there, Richard Lee “Dutch,” Dawna Jo and Kimberly Sue were born. It was during the drought years and was quite a struggle to make enough money, so they moved to town and bought a house.
She was proud of her family, and enjoyed watching sports, especially when her children and grandchildren were involved, said the family. She was also an avid Husker fan.
?Edson was preceded in death by: her husband, G. Richard “Dick” Edson; her mother, Eva (Sypolt) Reynolds; father, Carroll Doyle Sypolt, brother-in-law, Darel McCombie; a nephew, Stephen McCombie.
?Survivors include: her sons—Randy (Brenda) Edson and Richard “Dutch” (Kristi) Edson; her daughters—Dawna (Charles) Rosvold and Kim (Keith) Heiser; grandchildren and families—Crystal and Pat, and children—Brennan, Hunter, Christophe and Darianna, Corey and Kim, and children—Gunner, Ryker and Beckett, Corrine and Rick, and children—Dalton and Kraeton, Wes and Jacey, Britt (Tregg), Jenny and Shane, and children—Isabel and Addison, Julie, Charise and daughter, Ryan, Alysia and Art, and children—Arjay and Avery, Jon, Kelsey and Alex, Derek, Abby and Hannah; her sister, Donna Jean McCombie.
Memorials are suggested to the Farnam United Methodist Church, 303 Caribou St., Farnam, NE 69029; AseraCare Home Health & Hospice, 4111 Fourth Ave., Suite 50, Kearney, NE 68845; and the Good Samaritan Society, St. John’s, 3410 Central Ave., Kearney, NE 68847.
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