Beverly Coldren, 92

Beverly Joan Coldren, 92, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, at 7:18 a.m. at Grace Village, Winona Lake.

She was born Sept. 24, 1927, to Omer “Otis” and Beatrice (VanPherson) Coldren.

After graduating from Laketon High School, Beverly moved to Lafayette where she was a professional seamstress working out of her home and contracting for large retail stores. Once she moved to Bremen, she became a CNA retiring at the age of 80. No matter what she did, she worked hard at it. Beverly was a very giving person and bought gifts, food, and other items for people. She loved crocheting afghans for all of her children and grandchildren until she could no longer see well enough.

She is survived by daughter, Becky (Coldren) Burton, Lafayette; sons, David (Peggy) Julian, Lafayette, Indiana and Randy Julian, Grassy, Missouri; two sisters, Brenda (Larry) Landis, Wabash, Indiana and Barbara Stewart, North Manchester, Indiana; fourteen grandchildren, thirty great-grandchildren, and numerous great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, John Julian, two brothers, Bill and Keith Coldren, three sisters, Edna Tracy, Carol Paul, and Betty Smith, and one grandson.

Family and friends may call Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, from 10 to 11 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 W, North Manchester. Funeral services will begin at the conclusion of the calling. Pastor Ron Burns will officiate. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, 600 Beckley St., North Manchester.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Beverly Joan Coldren, memorial contributions may be made to the Wabash County Cancer Society, P.O. Box 144, North Manchester, Indiana 46962.

Posted on 2019 Dec 20