Beverly Jean Rohde, age 84, of Berlin, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at her home.
She was born May 29, 1938 in Berlin, the daughter of Harvey and Esther (Dehn) Voeltner. She married Clifford A. Rohde on September 8, 1957 at Grace Lutheran Church in Berlin.
Beverly was a 1956 graduate of Berlin High School. She worked as a telephone operator in Berlin. Later, she was the switchboard operator at Berlin Memorial Hospital for many years. Beverly worked at Kretzman Insurance Agency and Diedrich Insurance in Berlin for a number of years. She was the receptionist at Associated Family Physicians in Berlin. Beverly left the employment sector for the job she cherished most of all-caring for her grandchildren. She enjoyed gardening, singing and shopping. Beverly and Cliff also enjoyed yearly trips to the beach and especially treasured times when their family could join them. Beverly will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of over 65 years, Clifford A. Rohde, Berlin; one son, Craig (Carleen) Rohde, Berlin; six grandchildren: Timothy Francisco, Wautoma, Amanda (Will) Golumski, Columbus, Emily Francisco (Dylan) Berlin, Alyssa (Erich) Mueller, Onalaska, Carter Rohde, Berlin, Camdyn Rohde, Berlin; eight great grandchildren: Bethany, Corbin, Beverly, Isabelle, Eagan, Daisy, Margo and Lennon; one brother, Darrell (Diane) Voeltner, Berlin; two sisters, Cheryl Chappa, Redgranite, Bonnie (Mike) Hermanson, Berlin. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Beverly is preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Kathy Francisco; one brother and sister-in-law, Ronald and Marilyn Voeltner.
A private family Celebration of Life will be held. A memorial will be established in Beverly’s memory.