EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Beverly J. Wilfert, 85, of Edwardsburg, passed to her rest on Aug. 18, at her home after an extended illness.
She was born March 27, 1929, in South Bend, Ind., the daughter of Charles and Margaret (Kowatch) Holmes, and lived in the Michiana area all of her life.
Beverly was married, as Beverly Holmes, on Jan. 6, 1951, in South Bend to Cecil D. Wilfert. He passed Aug. 4, 2007.
Surviving are their children, James (Carol) Wilfert of Niles, Jay Wilfert and Michael (Jeriann) Wilfert, both of Edwardsburg, Robert (Debra) Wilfert of Goshen, Ind., and Diana (Steve) Rezutko of Elkhart, Ind. There are seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She also has a sister, Judy (Larry) Spomberg of South Bend and two brothers, Charles “Bud” (Thelma) Holmes and John (Joyce) Holmes, both of South Bend.
Beverly was a loving mother who stayed at home and nurtured her family.
There will be no services or funeral home visitation. Cremation will take place under the care and direction of the Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home in Edwardsburg.