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“Bev and I were roommates in Omaha in 1961. Along with Nancy. We all worked at the same insurance company. I loved your mom and wish I had stayed in...Read More »
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Beverly J. Bender, 77, passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, IA. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 pm Monday, December 30, 2019 at Memorial Services of Iowa, 4208 N. Ankeny Blvd., Ankeny, IA. Funeral will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday, December 31, 2019 also at the funeral home. Burial will immediately follow the service at Ankeny Memorial Gardens.

Bev was born January 13, 1942 to Jack and Maxine Keithley. Bev was a Title One Associate at Ankeny Community Schools for many years. She enjoyed time with family, gardening, camping, traveling and crafting.

Bev is survived by her sons, Mike (Deb) Bender of Ankeny, IA and Jason (Karen) Bender of Ankeny, IA; and her grandchildren, Chloe, Will, Libby and Ella also of Ankeny.

Memorial contributions can be made to The American Heart Association or The Alzheimer's Association.