Funeral will be Monday for Beverly Caywood of Dorr

Beverly Jean Caywood (nee Brenner) died Tuesday, April 9. She was 87.

Born on Oct. 3, 1936, in Allegan, Beverly walked through life with a spirit of gratitude, embodying the virtues of a Proverbs 31 woman as a dedicated and loving homemaker. Her love for God’s creation was evident in her joy for flowers and birds; it also showed through her special relationship with her cat, Buddy. Beverly’s legacy was a testament to her faith and respect she held for all of God’s works, dedicating much of her life to Monterey Center United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children Jim (Cindy) Caywood, Karen (Jim) Schwartz, and Dan (Kelly) Caywood; siblings Bob (Linda) Brenner, Vicki (Ed) Wedge, Kevin (Jayne) Brenner; sisters-in-law Chris Thomas, Betty (Jim) Lautenschleger, and Nan (John) Lautenschleger; and brother-in-law, Bob Commans. Beverly is also survived by her seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Caywood; parents Vern and Audra Brenner; parents-in-law Bill and Ardis Caywood; brother, Jerry Brenner; sister, Dian Commans; brothers-in-law Billy Caywood and Bob Thomas; and sister-in-law, Barbara (Al) Babbitt.

Visitation with Beverly’s family and friends will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home (Dorr Chapel), 4330 18th St. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, April, 15, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m., at Kubiak-Cook Funeral Home (Dorr Chapel).

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