Jerald “Jerry” Beavers…September 4, 1931 – March 22, 2019



Mass of Christian burial for Lamar, Colorado resident, Jerald Beavers, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at St. Francis De Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Lamar, Colorado with Rosary beginning at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow the Mass at Fairmount Cemetery.

Jerald “Jerry” Allen Beavers passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Parkview Medical Center, in Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 87. He was being treated for complications from pneumonia and stroke.

Jerry Beavers was the only child of Jerald K. and Virginia (Allen) Beavers. Born in Lamar on September 4, 1931, this native son wandered afar during his life, but always returned to the town he called home.

Jerry enlisted in the Army and served during the Korean War. He was stationed in Alaska.

A graduate of Lamar High School, Jerry attended Denver University and graduated with a BS in History. The child of two public servants, a teacher, and a postal worker, Jerry also entered public service. He spent the majority of his working career as a Social Worker and Substance Abuse Counselor.

He met Mary Arle and they were married on October 1, 1966. Together, they had four children. They separated in the late 1970s and divorced in the early 1980s.

His hobbies included stamp and coin collecting.

He is survived by his four children: Loretta Beavers and her spouse, Keith Stattenfield of Santa Clara, California, Bridget Rossman of Brady, Nebraska, Maureen Sharrock and her spouse, Michael Sharrock of Nevada, Missouri, and Kevin Beavers and his spouse, Brandee Beavers of Branson, Missouri. Jerry also has eight surviving grandchildren: Tyrell Rossman, Alanna Beavers, Brionne Beavers, Teagan Rossman, Connor Beavers, Ethan Beavers, Fionna Beavers, and Gabriel Beavers.

He was preceded in death by his parents; ex-wife, Mary Arle Beavers, and grandson, Donnovan Beavers.

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