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Beverly Colleen Thurn

of Buffalo, MN

August 7, 1935 – July 3, 2023

Private funeral Ashely Lutheran Cemetery

Beverly Colleen (Klipfel) Thurn, age 87, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2023 in Robbinsdale, MN.

Beverly was born on August 7, 1935 in Eureka, SD to Gottlieb and Alvina (Treute) Klipfel. She grew up in Ashley, ND with one older sister and two younger sisters. She met her husband, Carrol Thurn at a local town dance and a few years later Carrol and Beverly were married on September 16, 1956 in Ashley, ND.

Beverly graduated from the Nursing School at St. Luke’s Hospital in Fargo, ND in 1956 as a registered nurse. She worked as a registered nurse until 1961 when she and Carrol decided to raise a family. After raising her children, she went back to work as a school nurse where she enjoyed soothing elementary school-aged kids with bumps, bruises and high temperatures.

Beverly and Carrol enjoyed a lifetime of taking walks together, with almost a daily routine of taking a walk around the neighborhood. They were an inseparable couple doing almost everything together.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Carrol only 4 days prior on June 29, 2023. She was also proceeded in death by her parents and sisters, Loretta (Klipfel) Hass, Donna (Klipfel) Dowell and Karen (Klipfel) Trumbull.

She is survived by her sons Tim and Paul and four loving grandchildren.

Beverly’s wishes were to be buried in a private ceremony next to her husband in the Ashley Lutheran Cemetery near Ashley, ND.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in memory of Beverly.

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