Beverly J. Bontrager

Published On: Dec 14 2012 06:05:53 AM CST
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FITCHBURG-Beverly J. Bontrager, age 75, of Fitchburg, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. She was born on July 15, 1937, in Pleasant Prairie Township, the daughter of Franklin and Frances (Baker) Zuhde. Beverly was a loving mom who took great pride in being at home to raise her children. In later years, she was employed as a bookkeeper for Evenaire Heating and Air Conditioning retiring in 2000. She had a variety of interests including writing poetry, reading, nature, birds, and especially enjoyed gardening. Most of all, she loved her time spent with her family.

Beverly is survived by her children, Jeanine (Mike Murphy) Bontrager, Stuart (Mary) Bontrager, and Valerie (Jon) Peterson; five grandchildren, Bernadette and Brendan Murphy and Brittany, Michael, and Matthew Peterson; and siblings, Harvey Zuhde, Clara (Bill) Winter, Patricia (Karl) Elliott, Frank (Fay) Zuhde, Richard (Connie) Zuhde, Mary (David) Knott, and Margaret (Andy) Anderson. She was preceded in death by her parents.

A Celebration of Beverly’s Life will be held in Spring 2013. On-line condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

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A Celebration of Beverly’s Life will be held in Spring 2013.