BEVERLY LOUISE EAKINS BLOMGREN
September 25, 1942 – April 18, 2022
Beverly Louise (Eakins) Blomgren, 29 of Kahoka, Missouri and Formerly of Lancaster, Missouri passed away on Monday April 18, 2022 at Blessing Hospital, Hospice Unit in Quincy, Illinois.
The daughter of Vernon Leroy and Varina Lucine (Thomas) Eakins, she was born September 25, 1942 in Ottumwa, Iowa. On May 29, 1976 in Mt Dora, Florida, she was united in marriage to Richard Lee Blomgren.
Survivors include her husband, Richard (Dick) Blomgren of Kahoka, Missouri; her Diana Craney of Sedalia, Missouri and Christopher Blomgren and wife of Kahoka, Missouri; six grandchildren: Rachael Renfrew of Des Moines, Iowa, Brittany Bone of Des Moines, Iowa, Bridgette Graham and husband Craig of Independence, Missouri, Kaitlin Curran and husband Don of Windsor, Missouri and Evan and William Blomgren of Kahoka, Missouri; three great-grandchildren, Clayton Renfrew of Des Moines, Iowa, Hadleigh Brewer of Bloomfield, Iowa and James Curran of Windsor, Missouri; two sisters, Erma Edge of Kirksville, Missouri and Karon Groseclose of Lancaster, Missouri, and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Vernon Bone, two brothers, Doyle and Donald Eakins; two sisters, Ethel Maxine Ashmead and Marguerite Eakins in infancy.
Beverly was an active member of the Lancaster Christian Church and the Schuyler County Food Bank in Lancaster, Missouri. She was also a past member of the VFW Auxiliary and Cub Scout Leader. She was formerly employed as the Navy Base Librarian in Dahlgren, Virginia at the Naval Surface Warfare Center.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, Missouri at 1:00 pm with William Eakins, Pastor of the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Drakesville, Iowa assisted by Sonny Smyser, Pastor of the Schuyler County Church of Faith in Lancaster, Missouri officiating. Soloists Sheryl Fabyanic and Cole Tippett will provide music. Special selection swill be “His Eye Is On The Sparrow” and “I Can Only Imagine.” Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, Missouri between the hours of 12 noon and 1:00 pm with a meal for family and friends following the service. Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Food Room and the Blessing Hospital Hospice Unity. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by logging onto normanfh.com. Burial and graveside services with be at a later date, as the remains have been donated to science per Beverly’s wishes. Arrangements are under the direction of Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.