Beverly O’Neil, age 91, of Fargo, ND died peacefully in her home, surrounded by her family, on January 21st, 2021.
Bev was born at home, in Red Lake Falls, MN, on October 26th, 1929, to Armand and Lydia (Laurent) Benoit. Bev worked as a nurses’ aide in Crookston and Moorhead, MN. She also volunteered for many years at the Moorhead Thrift Store. Bev was extremely social and enjoyed visiting with people everywhere she went. Bev had a memory like a steel trap. She expressed her love by giving gifts. She enjoyed taking trips, playing bingo, going to the casino, and going out to eat with friends and family. Bev was a member of the VFW and American Legion Auxiliary.
Bev was widowed 3 times. She married her first husband, Edward Beyer, in 1953. They had four children together and were married for almost 26 years until he passed away from cancer. Bev married David Borman in 1981 until he passed and later married Harry O’Neil in 1991. She was married to Harry for almost 22 years until he passed away. In addition to her husbands, Bev is preceded in death by her parents, her sisters Madonna and Sandra, her two sons Michael and Craig, and her stepson Kevin O’Neil. She is survived by her children Dean Beyer, Dianne Kappelman Beyer, Janelle Beyer, her stepson Kim O’Neil, daughter in law Sue Beyer, step daughter in law Mary O’Neil, daughter in love Twyla Kallod, her sister Cecile Kelley, her brothers Duane Benoit and Robert (Char) Benoit, 6 grandchildren, 6 step-grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren.
The funeral will be held on June 11th at 2pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead, MN, followed by interment at Moorhead Memorial Gardens. The only entrance to the church will be on the 7th street side.