Beverly Jean Teskey, of Blue Earth passed away on Sunday, November 10, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Friday November 15, 2019 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Visitation will be held from 9-11am, two hours prior to the service at the church. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery.
Beverly Jean was born on April 29, 1931 in Blue Earth to Harold and Dorothy (Terwilliger) Benshoof. She was baptized on June 12, 1932 at Bass Lake Community Church. She attended and graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1949 and clerked at the National 5 and Dime Store. She was united in marriage to Robert E. Teskey on October 29, 1950 at the First Presbyterian Church in Blue Earth. She also worked at the Blue Earth Greenhouse, Woodwards Dept Store, Blue Earth Landscape, and baked pies for three years for a small café. For 22 years she worked as a library aide at the Blue Earth Community Library. Starting in 1996, she compiled the Register Reflections Article in the Faribault County Register.
Beverly joined St. Paul’s Lutheran Church after marriage and served her church by leading a women’s bible study for several years, helping to set up and organize a church library, repairing hymnals, and becoming chairman and later co-chairman of the prayer chain.
Beverly especially enjoyed reading, writing letters to an English pen pal for more than 75 years, and loving the many cats she had during her life.
Beverly loved her family and they will miss her dearly. She is survived by sons, Jeff (Ila) Teskey of Rochester and Joel (April) Teskey of Fairmont; brother-in-law, Harland Teskey; granddaughters, Sara (Garrett) Johnson of Rochester, Anna (Ryan) Bechel of Red Wing, Candice (Mike) Sassman of Fairmont and Aurora (Colin Meadows) Teskey of Fairmont; one great-granddaughter, Gracie Bechel, and two more great grandchildren on the way; and nieces Jill Roudebush and Robyn Montano.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband, Robert, sister-in-law, Nancy Teskey; nephew-in-law, Dave Roudebush, and great nephew, Josh Montano.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or to UHD Home Health Hospice.