Beverly Svestka, 82
Fri, 08/06/2021 - 3:32pm admin
Jan. 29, 1939 —
July 30, 2021
Formerly of Protivin - Beverly A. Svestka, age 82, formerly of Protivin, Iowa, died on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Samaritan Bethany Home in Rochester, Minn., surrounded by her family.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Protivin on Tuesday, Aug. 3, with Fr. Daniel Knipper officiating. Burial was in Holy Trinity Cemetery.
Beverly Ann Scholbrock was born on Jan. 29, 1939, daughter of Clem F. and Dorothy G. (Holthaus) Scholbrock near Ossian, Iowa, and the Scholbrock family later relocated to a farm near Lime Springs, Iowa.
Beverly attended Notre Dame High School in Cresco, Iowa, graduating in 1956. Following high school, she took a position with St. Marys Hospital in Rochester from 1956-1957. On Sept. 4, 1957, she married Roger Svestka at Assumption Catholic Church in Cresco. After moving a few times, the couple settled in Protivin.
Beverly worked for Larson’s Tavern for several years as a cook. She was a Rosary Society member, Cub Scout den mother and religious education teacher. She enjoyed being on a boat fishing, tending her garden, cooking and spending time with grandchildren and family. Above all else, she was a caregiver. She spent many years taking care of Roger when his health was failing.
Beverly is survived by her children, Steven (Diane) Svestka of Decorah, Iowa, Marla (David Lannin) Einck of Rochester and Doug (Paula) Svestka of Pine Island, Minn.; grandchildren, Nicolette (Aaron) TerBeest of Decorah, Derek Svestka (fiancé Ashley Adams) of West Des Moines, Iowa, Jarrett (Kaitlin) Svestka of West Salem, Wis., Zachary (Alison Brooks) Einck of Minneapolis, Minn., Jennifer (Rob Ison) Einck of Eugene, Ore., Benjamin Einck of Rochester and Cal Svestka of Pine Island; great-grandchildren, Gabbi, Phoebe and Daphne TerBeest and Elizabeth Marla Einck; step-great-granddaughters, Addy and Livy Adams; sister, Ivanell (Sylvester) Zobeck of Waukon, Iowa; brothers, Orville (Teresa) Scholbrock of Charles City, Iowa and Wayne (Jayne) Scholbrock of Cresco; and sisters-in-law, Judy Aberg of Cresco and Marilyn Svestka of Garnavillo, Iowa.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roger; brother, Lowell Scholbrock; and brother-in-law, Alvin Svestka.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity in memory of Beverly.