Beverly Jean Bice
Beverly Jean Bice, 87, of La Crosse passed away peacefully on Monday, December 31, 2018. Beverly was born on January 10, 1931, to Ralph and Florence (Streeter) Kolbrek in Sioux Falls, SD.
Beverly married Clesson Bice and together they had four children. They later divorced.
Beverly grew up in La Crosse and graduated from Central High School. She worked in the food service and retail industry. She also worked as a manager in the Green Thumb program with senior citizens seeking employment. Beverly was preceded in death by her half-sister, Joyce Mickleson Mueller and her beloved corgi, Mackie.
She is survived by her sons, Thomas (Barbara) and Ronald (Robbie); daughters, Barbara Ellen Mooney Bierman and Carole (Ronald) Whitehead Kohler; half-sister, Janice Kolbrek White; grandchildren, Amy (Sam), Julie Anne (Mark), Stephanie, Stacie, Stephen, Kathryn (Neil), Tiffany, Joshua (Casey); great-grandchildren, Joaquin, Olivia, Quinn, Neva, Ian, Gregory, Tasia, Annalise, Brian, Nathan, Braylon, and Arianna; and very special friends and neighbors, Neal and Denise Roland.
Beverly was a lifelong Green Bay Packers fan. She enjoyed sketching and playing cards. She loved to attend jazz fest, write short stories and poetry, feed the birds, and visit with family and friends. Bev was an outstanding Jeopardy player.
A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, January 6th, at the North Presbyterian Church, 1327 N Salem Rd., La Crosse, WI 54603, at 2:00 p.m., with visitation prior to the service at 1:00 p.m.