Beverly Jean Engelkes, age 77, of Chester, passed away July 13, 2021, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, surrounded by family. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at the Ellsworth Funeral Home in Madison. Burial will follow at Prospect Cemetery rural Chester. Visitation will be 4-6 PM, Monday, at the funeral home.
Beverly Jean Engelkes was born April 25, 1944, in Huron, to Walter and Esther Hines. On February 16, 1968, Beverly married Joe Engelkes. Joe and Beverly had 4 children. They lived in the Chester area for many years.
Beverly was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She enjoyed talking to friends, hanging out at the ball diamond watching the grandkids play ball, and just enjoyed being with her kids and joining them wherever their journey went.
Beverly is survived by two daughters, Jeanette Engelkes of Chester and Susie (John) Dold of Chester; two sons, Joseph (Peggy) Engelkes of Chester, and Jim Engelkes of Colman; her special dog Precious; two brothers, Duane (Lavonne) Hines of Wessington Springs, and Don (Mary) Hines of San Luis Obispo, CA; three sisters, Elaine Schlenker, Shirley Hines and Donna (Ed) Gray all of Lane; one sister-in–law, Vicki Hines of Woonsocket; one brother-in-law, Larry Jones of Lane; eight grandchildren Johnny (Alex) Jungen, Alison Jungen, Tracy Engelkes, Raelynn Engelkes, Andrew Dold, Bradley Dold, Zachary Dold, and Kimberly Engelkes; and two great-grandchildren, Lakota and Vayden.
Beverly was preceded in death by her husband Joe in 2000; her parents; four brothers, Charles, Leonard, Larry, and Howard Hines; two sisters, Darlene Hines and Brenda Jones; one brother-in-law Orville Schlenker; one sister-in-law Doris Hines; two dear friends, Dorcas Pederson and Dena Neville.
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