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Ivan R. Beaver

Ivan R. Beaver

Ivan R. Beaver, age 69, of Quincy, died on Saturday, April 17, 2021 in Cresco, IA. He was born on November 26, 1951 in Hannibal, MO the son of Hairm and Byrl (McCullogh) Beaver. Ivan was proud of the fact that he attended the Pee Dee one room schoolhouse near Monroe City, MO. He then graduated from Monroe City High School. He married Mary Hoffman on April 5, 1974. She survives. Ivan worked at Gardner Denver, St. Mary Hospital and then retired from Walmart and Sam's Club after 27 ½ years of service.

Ivan loved camping and to travel, especially his golf cart rides on the Florida beaches. He was a self taught handyman and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone. Ivan loved his family, especially the grandkids and his dog, 'Daisy'.

In addition to his wife, Ivan is also survived by:
THREE CHILDREN: Matthew Beaver (Molly) of Quincy; Krista Godman (David) of Cresco, IA; Ryan Beaver (Emily) of High Ridge, MO.
ELEVEN GRANDCHILDREN: James Beaver, Toby Beaver, Zak Brown, Allison Brown, Kaitlyn Brown, Luke Brown, Emma Godman, Allie Godman, Lily Godman, Jacob Beaver, and Jonah Beaver.
ONE GREAT GRANDCHILD: Ryder Finney
BROTHER: David Beaver (Donna)
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Ivan was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church. Inurnment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. Francis Catholic Church or Quincy Humane Society.

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From:
Dick McKinney
Quincy, IL
Comments:
I remember Ivan very well. I enrolled him in Quincy Technical School.
He was a very nice and kind man. He never forgot a face. Rest In Peace Ivan.
From:
JANET RUSH
Hannibal, MO
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Ivan was a very caring person. I worked with him at Wal-Mart. He helped me in ways others would not. Will be missed. Thoughts and Prayers are with the family during this time..
From:
Mary Kay McNally
Quincy, IL
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My heart hurts for all of you. Ivan was a kind, funny man and he sure loved his family! Soo happy you were able to make some sweet memories. Cheers to Ivan making it to his Eternal Reward!!! Peace and prayers πŸ’‹
From:
Patty Siltman
Fowler, IL
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So sorry for the loss of your dad Ryan .Hopefully your memories will sustain your family at this sad time.Peace to all,
From:
Debra Fritts
Topeka, KS
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Uncle Ivan was the best Uncle ever for me! As he was for my daughter and granddaughter.
3 generations of girls who loved their Uncle Ivan as he loved them!
From:
Dick & Pat Wentura
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Dear Mary Lynn and Family,
We were shocked and saddened to learn of Ivan's death. Please know that we are thinking of you and remembering Ivan.
Sincerely,
Pat & Dick Wentura
From:
Quincy Sam’s Club Associates
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Ivan Beaver was a great and caring man who was always happy and excited to talk about family, yours or his and on behalf of the entire Quincy Sam’s Club he will be greatly missed.
From:
Trina sharp
Quincy, IL
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So very sorry to hear this. One of my favorite customers for many yearsπŸ™πŸ™
From:
Ceil
Quincy, IL
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So sorry for your loss! Prayers to you and tour family! I have fond memories of Ivan from WalMart! Such a nice man !
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Mary and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
From:
Christina Elsie
Quincy, IL
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I am so glad I had the honor of working with him and calling him a friend. A truly nice and caring human being. I hope the entire family finds comfort in all the good memories and that he is at peace.
From:
Mary Fuller
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Mary I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
From:
Bob& Ellen Beaver
Marceline, MO
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We are so sorry for your Loss We will keep you all in our thoughts and our Prayers, so very sorry we will not be able to be there with you , Our Love and Prayers, Bobby & Ellen
From:
Benita (Barry) Boone
Pittsfield, IL
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My Thoughts, Prayers & Sympathy our with Mary, Matthew, Krista & Ryan Beaver & Families! πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™ Ivan was a very friendly Guy! I work with Ivan back in 80's when Walmart was by Hy-Vee where Hobby Lobby is now! Then in 2000 we moved to New Walmart Supercenter! Ivan will be Miss by all of His Old Co-Worker's from Walmart! GOD BLESS & R.I.P. IVAN BEAVER! πŸ™
From:
Mary Lingren-Hiles
Topeka, KS
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Sorry for your loss. Remember all the memories you made. He was always a very kind person. He will be missed!
From:
Cindy Sprinkle
Quincy, IL
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I was very saddened to hear of Ivan’s passing, he was the sweetest man and his love for you Mary showed in face when you were together, always a gentleman πŸ™
From:
Diane Andrew
Quincy, IL
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Mary and family: I am saddened to learn of Ivan’s death. Ivan was one of the good guys. Always had a smile when I saw him. May he Rest In Peace!
From:
Penny Hutton
Quincy, IL
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So sorry for your loss! Ivan always made me feel welcome around your family, he was a great guy. Bless you all.
From:
SHERYL SNOOK
CAMP POINT, IL
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I worked with Ivan for many years first at Walmart then at Sams... he was a great person, who always loved talking about his family. You shall be deeply missed my friend
From:
Linda Damhorst
Quincy, IL
Comments:
So sorry to hear of his passing.
From:
St. Mary Hospital "Then and Now" Community
Quincy, IL
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Remembering Ivan as he walked the halls of St. Mary Hospital leaving his footprint in the St. Mary Hospital legacy. Sending our sympathy in thoughts and prayers.
From:
Dean Williams
Quincy, IL
Comments:
He will be missed and always remembered. He was a great supervisor and person. My family and my prayers are with you in these trying times.