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Beverly Ann Reshman

September 9, 1935 — May 6, 2022

Paw Paw

Beverly Ann Reshman (Stokes), 86, of Paw Paw, entered Gods space on Friday May 6, 2022 at Maple Lake Assisted Living in Paw Paw.

She was born September 9, 1935 in Newberry, Michigan, the daughter of Ernest Stokes and Margaret (Beech) Stokes.

Beverly was a graduate of Newberry High School, class of 1953, then went on to training at Bronson Hospital to become a nurse, graduating in 1956. On February 23, 1957 she was united in marriage to Jerry Reshman and enjoyed 65 years of being a homemaker, wife and mother. In addition to nursing, Beverly also volunteered and was a Paw Paw United Methodist Women's District and regional representative traveling across the country for several decades.

Beverly and Jerry traveled to many special places from Newfoundland and Florida to Alaska, California and Hawaii.

On February 23, 1957, in Newberry, she married Ernest  Jerome Reshman who survives.

She is also survived by her son, Mike (Anne) Reshman; daughter, Ann Reshman; one grandson, Joshua Reshman; her sister, Suzzanne (Gerald) Wilson; two sisters in law, Ruth Stokes and Hazel Kean; three nephews, Dan Hunter, Steve Stokes, Marshall (Elphriede) Kean; nieces, Kathy Kean Krocker, Sarah Hunter, Karen (Dan) Crapo and Paula Kean McLemore.

Beverly was preceded in death by her brother, Mike Stokes.

Cremation has taken place, there will be a celebration of life held at a later date. Beverly will be interred at Oak Grove Cemetery in Lawton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Paw Paw United Methodist Church, 420 West Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079, or Van Buren Youth Camp 12370 45 St, Bloomingdale, MI, 49026. Share a memory or sign the online tribute wall at:

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