Madison/Beverly A. Hummel, age 83, passed away on Monday, April 3, 2017.

Bev was born on January 29, 1934 to Alvin and Bernice (Thompson) Quam. She grew up in Lodi, WI on “Norwegian Hill” and enjoyed small town life. After graduating from Lodi High School she moved to Madison, where she raised her children. Bev spent her later years at Sherman Glen Apartments, making many close friendships.

She is survived by her children: Rhonda Hummel (Cris Coleman), Terry (Bruce) Smith, Lisa (John) Lerand and Steven Hummel; grandchildren, Laura and Charlie Lerand; brother, Ron (Bev) Quam; and sister-in-law, Ruth Quam.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Loren Quam.

A brief memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Ryan Funeral Home, 2418 N. Sherman Avenue. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Jeff and the staff at Chamomile Assisted Living, her home for the last year.

Bev’s kids meant the world to her and they knew it. “Rest in peace Mom.”

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