Beverly B. Coull
BEVERLY B. (EHLERS) COULL, 90, of Jackson passed away at the Jackson Good Samaritan Center on Friday, December 25, 2009. Memorial service will be on Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 10 AM at the United Methodist Church in Jackson with Pastor David Brown officiating. Inurnment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery – Minneapolis at a later date.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the Church on Wednesday.
Memorials preferred to the Senior Dining in Jackson.
BEVERLY BETH (EHLERS) COULL was born on December 29, 1918 in Worthington, Minnesota, the daughter of Theodore and Anna (Knuth) Uden. She graduated from Sherburn High School in 1938. She was united in marriage to Bert Swensrud in 1943, who passed away in World War II. Then was married to Willis Ehlers until he passed away in 1979, during that time the owned the popular B&B Steakhouse in Sherburn and the Creamery Restaurant and the Ehlers’ Supper Club in Dunnell, Minnesota. She then married Douglas Coull, and managed the Carousel in Arden Hills, Minnesota, who passed away in 1999. She then moved to Jackson in 1999. Beverly passed away at the Jackson Good Samaritan Center on Friday, December 25, 2009 at the age of 90 years, 11 months and 25 days.
Beverly was a member of the United Methodist Church in Jackson, where she had been active in the Peace Circle and enjoying making prayers shawls. She loved to volunteer at the Senior Dining. She was a member of TOPS and many card clubs. She enjoyed water aerobics with her daughter, Deb. She was well known for her battered shrimp and baking lots of cookies. She had traveled to every corner of the United States to see her children.
Beverly is survived by her children. Debra (Dennis) Hampel of Spirit Lake, Iowa, Barry Ehlers (Stephanie Elias) of Rancho Mirage, California, Vicky (Brian) Rahm of Auburn, Washington, Bill (Anna) Juneau, Alaska, Bebe (Smitty) Polhill of LaBelle, Florida, Lary Joe (Robin) Ehlers of Schenectady, New York, Stepsons, Doug Cool of San Diego, California and Alex Coull of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 22 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren and 2 sisters, Muriel Hybbert of Jackson and Marlin (Shelley) Uden of Onamia, Minnesota and a very special friend , Julie Gee.
Beverly was preceded in death by her 3 husbands, an infant grandson, Anton Ehlers, a great-granddaughter, Michaela Ehlers, a great-grandson, Douglas Charles Ost, 2 brothers, Kenneth and Duane Uden and a sister, Eileen (Tiny) Rogers.
Blessed be the memory of Beverly Beth (Ehlers) Coull.