Beverly Diane Oldham, 85, of Tipton, stepped into eternity on Thursday, May 17, 2018 in the Cedar Manor Nursing Home, Tipton. Visitation will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 from 9:30 until 11:00 am with memorial services beginning at 11:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tipton. Pastor Beth Wartick will officiate. Burial will follow the luncheon in the Tipton Masonic Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
Beverly was born on September 6, 1932 in Cedar County, Iowa and was the daughter of Ernest and Mildred Highly Werling. She graduated from Tipton High School with the Class of 1950. On November 8, 1953 she was united in marriage to Kenneth Henry Oldham in Trinity Lutheran Church. Together they farmed south of Tipton until Kenny’s death on January 21, 1982. Bev continued to live on the farm, was the church secretary for several years, and worked for Tipton State Bank (US Bank) for 20 years until her retirement in 2007. Bev enjoyed watching the Iowa Hawkeye Men’s Basketball games and going to the casino with her friends. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, the Kings Daughters, an avid card player in numerous card clubs, enjoyed golfing at the Tipton Golf and Country Club and spending the evenings with The Friday Night Gang.
Beverly is survived by 3 sons; Steve (Rena) Oldham of Ransom Canyon, Texas, David (Beth) Oldham and Dale (and significant other, Kris) Oldham of Tipton, Iowa; grandchildren, Chad (Cara) Oldham, Jaclyn (Jarod) Bormann, Peyton Oldham; great grandchildren, Braxton, Tenley, Jace Bormann and Aubrey and Dane Oldham. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth, her parents, both of her brothers, Bryce and Eldon Werling.
A special thank you to Cedar Manor Nursing Home and the Iowa City Hospice for their personal care. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in Beverly's memory.