Beverly J. Zahradnik


Funeral services for Beverly J. Zahradnik, 79, of Rochester will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service, and burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens following a luncheon.

Beverly Jonetta Thompson was born on July 23, 1942, to Marshall and Blanche (Rolland) Thompson in Roscoe Township near Wanamingo, MN. She passed away on November 18, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Beverly graduated from John Marshall High School. She worked as a desk attendant at Mayo for a few years before becoming a full-time homemaker focusing on raising her children and taking care of her family. She enjoyed baking, gardening, going to the casino, and spending time with her loved ones. She took great pride in her home and adored flowers and collected Avon Christmas plates. Beverly was a kind and generous spirit who will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; one daughter, Jodie (Bill) Sexton of West Concord; three sons, Keith (Cinamon) of Rochester, Todd (Diane) of Rochester, and Troy (Kris) of Racine; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren, and one sister, Faith Weller of Galt, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents.

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