|Beverly June Kreps, age 74 of Galesburg, formerly of Abingdon and Bushnell, died at 2:17 am Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the Marigold Rehab and Health Care Center in Galesburg.
She was born on August 25, 1938 in McDonough County, the daughter of Dave and Beatrice Mae (Owens) McCoy. She married Donald C. Kreps on June 6, 1959 in Bushnell.
Bev is survived by her loving husband Donald; two sons, Edward Rick Owens of Galesburg and Damon John Kreps of Abingdon; four grandchildren, including Derek John Kreps whom she raised; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Rose Marie Geer of Gillette, Wyoming; five brothers, Edward "Bud" McCoy, David McCoy, Bert Whalon and John Whalon all of Macomb and Jerry McCoy of Lewistown.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Donald Chauncey Kreps and one foster brother, Noah Duane Steele.
She graduated from Macomb High School in 1956. She was a housewife and mother. She loved going to casinos, shopping, cooking and taking care of her family.
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel. Mrs. Eleanor Landon will officiate. Burial will follow in the Bushnell Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Saturday at the chapel.
Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.