Beverly J. Meyers

December 8, 1931 - May 22, 2020

Beverly J. Meyers


Beverly J. Meyers, 88, of Belvidere, IL, passed away on May 22, 2020 surrounded by her family. Beverly was born on December 8, 1931 in Beloit, WI to Thomas and Doris Laird. She married the love of her life, Emery Meyers, on June 12, 1948 in Rockton, IL. Beverly worked for Pate Foods in South Beloit, IL for over 20 years. She was a faithful member of First Congregational Community Church. She collected cardinals, angels, and dolls. Beverly loved spending time with her family and her beloved dog, Holly and will be missed by all.

Beverly will be dearly missed by her daughter, Connie Bowen; grandchildren, Tammy (Robert) Cheek, Christy Helser-Forcier; great-grandchildren, Bryan Cheek, Andrew Forcier, and Anna Forcier; and her best friend, Eva Thomas and Joanne Smith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Emery; son-in-law, Gene Bowen; grandchildren, Michael Roberts II and Kailah Cheek; and one brother.

There will be a celebration of life at a later date. Burial at Floral Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations in Beverly’s name may be gifted to First Congregational Community Church in Roscoe, IL To write a memory or leave a condolence, please visit

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Bootsie and Emery were a part of our lives from the time we were babies. They were our family from God and such very special people and friends. When our dad died, they were always there for our mom. Our sister, Louise was always like another daughter to them. You will be truly missed.

Diane Ablett (Lipinski) 2020-05-27T08:21:38

Connie, so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was such a sweet lady. Your parents lived next to mine (Joe and Dee) for many years. Always had good visits with your parents.

Sandy Parker 2020-05-26T14:58:45

My Aunt Bootsy was a wonderful , sweet and loving Aunt. May she Rest In Peace. You will be missed by all. Love Stevie

Steve and Patty Lipinski 2020-05-24T21:58:45

Rest In Peace my friend will love you always you are in my heart and in my prayers

Eva Thomas 2020-05-23T21:56:35

Praying for peace and comfort for the entire family. My deepest condolences for your loss. Big hugs and love to each and everyone in the family. My heart hurts with you! (Bootsie Rest In Peace as the Angel that you are!)

Tara and Ken Sowinski 2020-05-23T18:29:32

Connie, sorry for the loss of your mother. We pray for comfort and peace at this difficult time. Andy and Sally

Andy and Sally Forcier 2020-05-23T17:20:44

Connie, so sorry to of your moms passing. Sending sympathy and hugs! Love, John and Jan

John and Jan Maleck 2020-05-23T14:29:55


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