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Beverly Killian, 80

Beverly Mae Killian, age 80, of River Falls, died following a short illness on Saturday, June 29, at the River Falls Area Hospital.

She was born on Jan. 12, 1933, to Alexander and Lillian (Larson) Luka. She married Bill Killian Jr. on Sept. 12, 1953, at St. Bridget Church in River Falls.

She loved going to the cabin in Amery, Wis., which they had for 50 years. She also enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She worked for many years at Smeads Manufacturing. After retiring she kept herself busy volunteering for many organizations, including Meals on Wheels, the Bloodmobile, FISH, and she also assisted at voting polls.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bill; and sister Sandra.

Bev is survived by her children, Jay (Denise) of River Falls and Johnathan of River Falls; grandchildren Kyle (Kristin) and Katy; great-grandchildren Morgan, Nora, and Jack; siblings Robert (Kim) Luka of Hayward, Wis., David (Virginia) Luka of River Falls, and Linda (Ron) Weishaar of River Falls; nieces and nephews Jacky, Jeff, Jodi, Jill, Shari, Kerri, and Jess.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Bev at 5 p.m. Monday, July 1, at St. Bridget Catholic Church. Visitation will be Monday from 3-5 p.m. at the church. Private family burial will be held on Tuesday.

Cashman-Hill Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family.

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