Beverly Jean Kadel was born Sept. 12, 1949, in Concordia, Kan., the daughter of Clarence and Alma Simoneau Fleming. She died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, after a courageous battle against cancer at her home in Beloit, Kan., at the age of 64 years, two months and 28 days.
Beverly grew up in the Concordia area, attending Concordia Catholic Grade School and later graduating from Notre Dame High School.
 On April 27, 1968, she was united in marriage with Mike Kadel. Three children were born to this union—two sons, Lynn and Kevin, and her daughter, Stephanie. She and Mike were privileged to spend more than 45 years of marriage together.
 She helped on the family farm for years, and also served as a loan officer for Farmway Credit Union in Beloit for several years until her health no longer allowed her to do so.
 Beverly's family was very important to her. She greatly enjoyed supporting her children and grandchildren, attending as many activities as she could throughout the years. She always stayed busy with sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening and cake baking and decorating. She also was very active in her church and was a part of many different Bible Study classes in both Scottsville and Beloit.
She was a very helping and giving person to so many people, and she touched a lot of people's lives.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Sheryl Scott.
 She is survived by her husband, Mike; two sons, Lynn and wife Kristen, and Kevin, all of Beloit; one daughter, Stephanie and husband Jason Chancellor of Beloit; seven grandchildren, Ashten and Tate Kadel, Karody Kadel, Colin Loomis, Brayden and Bryce Black and Caylen Chancellor; one great-grandson, Knox; two sisters, Marcia Mauch of Concordia and Denise and her husband Bill Nosek of Omaha; three brothers, David Fleming and wife Chelle of Culver, Dennis Fleming and wife Lisa of Concordia and Bryan Fleming of Concordia; and a host of other relatives and friends.
 Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Beloit First Christian Church. Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. with family receiving friends from 5-6 p.m., Friday, at the McDonald Funeral Home. Memorials may  be given to Solomon Valley Hospice, the church or the Mitchell County Health Department. McDonald-Roberts Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
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