YANTZ, Beverley

Posted: August 17th, 2018

Beverley Joy (Gerlock) Yantz

1939 – 2018

With her loving husband and cherished family by her side, Beverley Joy (Gerlock) Yantz of Lethbridge, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2018 at the age of 78 years at St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre. Besides her loving husband Edgar Harvey Yantz, Bev is survived by her son, Robert; her daughters: Jodi (Andy) Chiew, Kathy (Brent) Carlson, and Lori (Neal) Siedlecki; her grandchildren: Tanner Heggie, Taylor (Claire) Yantz, Riley & Lucas Chiew, Brad & Andrea Carlson, Wyatt & Sierra Siedlecki; and her great grandchild, Lily Yantz. Bev is also survived by her mother, Barbara Gerlock; and her siblings: Wendy (Glen) Cudmore, Jim (Wendy) Gerlock, Phil (Sherri) Gerlock, John (Wilma) Gerlock, Tony (Rose) Gerlock, and Fraser (Wendy) Benham; as well as many nieces and nephews. Bev was predeceased by her father, John Gerlock and her birth mother, Ida. Bev graduated from the Galt School of Nursing in 1960 with eighteen of her very good friends. She married her only love Edgar on November 4, 1961. Bev enjoyed reading, cross-stitching, camping, and listening to her family play guitar and sing. She enjoyed spending time with her neighbors and close friends Marlene, Ina, and Joanne. She loved to be at their cabin in the Wapiti with friends and family. Bev also enjoyed many summer weekends at their campsite at the Old Man Dam. She will always be remembered by many for her sense of humor, easy-going nature, advice, and words of wisdom. Bev brought joy to all who knew her and now she has found true joy with our Heavenly Father. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends. In remembrance of Bev, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Michael’s Palliative Care Centre, 1400 9 Ave S, Lethbridge, AB T1J 4V5.

One Condolence for “YANTZ, Beverley”

  1. Ron Bunton says:

    Dear Ed ,Jodi , Bob and Family – We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We will remember Bev as an honest, caring a friendly person. It is a privilege to having met her and know that she will live in your hearts forever. With Condolences to you Ron and Leila Bunton

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