Beverly Atherton

Beverly G. Atherton (nee Collins) joined her husband, James, in eternal life on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at the age of 87 years.

Beverly was the loving mom of Diane (Vic) Penna, Scott St. Thomas, Vicki Pistulka, Michael (Debbie) Holterman and Donna Johnson. She was the loving and devoted gramma of Morgan Penna (Tim Morgan), Jeff (Jenny) Penna, Rachel (Joe) Reynders and 14 other grandchildren; and the cherished great-gramma of Kyan Reynders and Hailey Penna. She is further survived by many great-grandchildren; longtime family friends, the Mohr family; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son, Val Landis.

Visitation will be at 5 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Friday, Dec. 23, at Schmidt & Bartelt A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, W250-N6505 Highway 164 in Sussex. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Black River Falls on Monday, Dec. 26.

For more information, call 246-4774 or visit the Web at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.