In loving memory of

Beverly Ann Yarolem
September 6, 1937 - October 7, 2020

Beverly Ann Yarolem, 83, of Monmouth, Iowa, passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning, October 7, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

A public graveside service and burial celebrating Beverly's life will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Canton, Iowa Cemetery. A public visitation will take place from 3 to 7 P.M. on Friday, October 9, 2020, at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.

It is recommended to utilize masks during the visitation and practice social distancing due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Beverly Ann Curley was born on September 6, 1937 in Hale, Iowa, to Raymond Hayes and Anna Viola (Leslie) Curley Sr. She received her education in Clarence. She married Wayne F. Yarolem Sr. on April 2, 1955 in Dubuque, Iowa. He preceded her in death on December 1, 2011.

Beverly had worked at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa and several other factory jobs. She later worked at Maquoketa Care Center however the longest and most loved job was working at the Hide-Away in Monmouth.

Beverly was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club in Maquoketa. She was an avid NASCAR fan, loved flowers, a good Poker game with family, and camping. Additionally, she cherished the special bond she shared with her loving sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Chuck.

Those left to honor her memory include her children, Wayne Jr. (Trish) Yarolem of Tipton, IA, Joe (Pam) Yarolem of Maquoketa, IA, Janetta (Brett) Harms of Wyoming, IA, Debra (Daryl) DeVore of Monmouth, IA, John (Kathy) Yarolem of Monmouth, IA, and Charles (Cheri) Yarolem of Monmouth, IA; 20 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, and 8 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Margie Taylor of AR, Elizabeth (Caylop) Minchew of AL, Peggy (Chuck) Wolfe of Dixon, IA, Bonnie Kuehl of Walcott, IA, and Mary Score of Marion, IA; and brothers, Larry (Marlene) Curley of Oxford Mills, IA, Lyle (Gwen) Curley of AL, Wayne Curley of CA, Danny (Kathy) Curley of Clarence, IA, Dennis (Diane) Curley of AR, and Rex Curley of AR. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a son Rodney D. Yarolem, grandchildren Nicole and Scott, sister Marsha, and brothers Raymond Curley, Keith Curley and Arnold Curley.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a Beverly Ann Yarolem memorial fund has been established.

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Tami yarolem wrote on Feb 18, 2021:

"Grandma I miss u and grandpa and daddy I love ? u guys so much at least u guys are all together I hope you are having a great time in heaven ? and drinking ? beer and yes smoking your cigs and grama u Are I'm sure watching the races..."

Jody Tracy-Clasen wrote on Oct 10, 2020:

"Sorry for your loss. ?"

Wayne and Linda Current wrote on Oct 9, 2020:

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Yarolem family. So sorry for your loss."

Angel (Potter) Schiffer wrote on Oct 9, 2020:

"My deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers for all of Beverly\'s family and loved ones. May you always see her light and feel her love around you. God\'s peace be with you all as you celebrate her life. RIP Beverly."

Brenda DeMoss / Groves & Family wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"The Yarolem Families have our deepest sympathy for the loss of Bev. Bev was such a beautiful lady with alot of love to share. She was so much fun to be around and a heart of gold. I am sure she is in heaven playing cards and dancing around in heaven. She is going to be one missed beautiful lady. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace Bev "

Patty Beck Allen wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"Sorry for your families loss!"

Brenda Potter wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"Sending our deepest sympathies to you all during this sad time. Absolutely LOVED your mama. Fred n Brenda Potter"

Marla Wilcox wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"My Deepest Sympathy to Beverlys family. She will be missed. "

Gary and Lois King wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"We are so sorry to hear of Bev\'s passing. Our sympathies go out to the Yarolem and Curly families. R.I.P Bev."

Sandy Utley wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"So sorry Janetta for your loss "

Cindy Turney wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"My deepest sympathy to all of Beverlys family. She was a very special lady and will be missed."

Chris yarolem wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"So sorry ! Bev was a wonderful and beautiful woman. I remember laughing with her often over just silly stuff..i got a few hugs from her over the years that i wont forget. Prayers for comfort to the family.."

Gary D. Curley wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"Aunt Beverly you will truly be missed!!"

Mike and Dawn wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"Our sincerest condolences to the Curley and Yarolem families. Mike and Dawn Kurth, Oxford Junction"

Vicky Dunkel wrote on Oct 7, 2020:

"Iam so very sorry for your loss ! I remember your mom from when we were kids to when she worked at pcf she was always a spit firer ! God has truly gained another Angle! Please know you are all in my thoughts an prayers"

Jody wrote on Oct 7, 2020:

"loved you we a very special part of so many lives. Ppl just loved aunt bev. RIP fly high with the angels"

Brock and Michelle Hansen wrote on Oct 7, 2020:

"Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. RIP Bev! Brock and Michelle Hansen "

Tammy Kunde Clark wrote on Oct 7, 2020:

"Bev was one of my favorite people. I loved going to dances, and watch or even dance with her. She will be truly missed. "

Sue Smith wrote on Oct 7, 2020:

"I dont know where to start. This woman was wonderful to me. I am blessed to have known her and my children were blessed to have her for a grandmother. Prayers and hugs to this wonderful family. "

Becky Yarolem wrote on Oct 7, 2020:

"To all you kids I feel so bad for you. Aunt Bev has always been a force to be reckoned with. Such a huge loss.I have so many special memories of her I wouldn\'t know where to start. Probably...The Hound Dog on a Saturday night would be the best memory. A little bit of beer and alot of dancing with all us girls A bit of her will always be in my heart . "