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Beverly D Myrick

January 17, 1938 — January 13, 2024

Wausau

Beverly Dawn Myrick, beloved mother, esteemed member of the community, and devoted parishioner, passed away on January 13, 2024, at the age of 85. Born on January 17, 1938, in Antigo, WI, Beverly's journey touched the lives of many and left an enduring legacy that will be cherished forever.

Beverly had a vibrant life filled with remarkable experiences and accomplishments. In 1961, she dazzled audiences as she showcased her vocal talents alongside the legendary Frank Sinatra. Her beauty, grace, and charisma earned her the title of Miss Wisconsin 1961 in Wausau and also the prestigious honor of Miss Congeniality in that same pageant. Her passion for comedy brought laughter to countless hearts, as she considered herself a true comedian.

With a thirst for knowledge and a love for nurturing young minds, Beverly held aspirations of becoming a history teacher or a professional singer. Her pursuit of education culminated in the attainment of a Bachelor's Degree, a testament to her commitment to personal growth and intellectual curiosity.

Beverly's creativity shone through her talent for interior design, where she effortlessly transformed spaces into havens of comfort and beauty. Her skillful craftsmanship was admired by all who experienced her touch.

A pillar of strength within her community, Beverly immersed herself in First English Lutheran Church in Wausau, WI. Her unwavering faith and active involvement in church activities enriched the lives of those around her and fostered a sense of unity among congregants.

An ardent believer in the power of scouting, Beverly dedicated herself to the growth and development of young boys and girls as an active participant in the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts organizations. Her commitment to guiding young minds and instilling values will never be forgotten.

Beverly is survived by her loving son, James (Cori) Myrick, loving daughter, Jennifer Myrick, grand children; Jocelyn, Colton, Michael, Jared, and Noah, great grand-son; Ryder. Her brother, James (Ruth) Jonen, whom she adored, and her closest friend and cousin Nancy Blaschka  Along with many adored friends and family.She is preceded in death by her parents, William and Martelle Jonen. Her unconditional support and unwavering presence will forever be etched in their heart.

In her final resting place, Beverly will find peace and tranquility among the earth. Funeral services and ceremonies to honor her life and mourn her passing will be on Thursday January 18, 2024 at First English Lutheran Church, Wausau, WI. Visitation beginning at 9 am until the time of service at 11 am, providing an opportunity for friends, family, and community members to unite in their remembrance of her vibrant spirit and remarkable contributions. Pastor Barry Lavine Officiating. Beverly will be laid to rest at Restlawn Memorial Park along side her loving parents.

As we bid farewell to Beverly Dawn Jonen Myrick, let us carry her memory in our hearts, continuing to embody the love, laughter, and strength that she brought into our lives. May she rest in eternal peace.

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Visitation

Thursday, January 18, 2024

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

First English Lutheran Church

402 N 3rd Ave, Wausau, WI 54401

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Funeral Service

Thursday, January 18, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

First English Lutheran Church

402 N 3rd Ave, Wausau, WI 54401

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