VERO BEACH, FLORIDA

Beverly Suverkrup, 87, of Vero Beach, Florida and Columbus, Indiana, passed from this life Wednesday, August 23, 2017, peacefully in her sleep.

Mrs. Suverkrup was born September 6, 1929, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to the late Hettie Lee Simpson Purdy and Harrison Clarence Purdy. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Harrison Clarence Purdy Jr.

Mrs. Suverkrup attended the University of Oklahoma where she met her husband of 66 years, Frank “Bud” Suverkrup. They lived in Columbus, Indiana, and raised three sons, Craig (Connie), Mark (Juli), and James Suverkrup. Beverly had three grandchildren, Chad (Jenny), Courtney, and Joseph; and two great-grandchildren, Claire and Rose.

Mrs. Suverkrup was actively involved with Bible Study Fellowship in Columbus and Community Bible Study in Vero Beach, Florida. She attended the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Vero Beach and Grace Lutheran Church in Columbus. She loved God with all of her heart and served him faithfully.

She was an airplane pilot, an avid golfer, and loved playing games like Bridge and Mahjong with family and friends.

The funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor John W. Armstrong officiating.

Family and friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until service time Wednesday at the church.

Entombment will take place at the Garland Brook Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice Foundation, 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home.

Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Suverkrup family at barkesweaverglick.com.