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Beverly J. Dwiggins

Beverly Joyce (Haehl) Dwiggins, 78, of Lafayette, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018, at 8:58 a.m. at home.

Bev was born Feb. 16, 1940, in Union Township, Shelby County, to the late Helen Marjorie (Norvell) and Wilbur Kenneth Haehl. Her marriage was to Jack Dwiggins on Aug. 20, 1961, and he survives.

She graduated from Waldron High School in 1958. She graduated from Purdue University in 1962 and became a food supervisor at Purdue in the residence halls for 25 years, with the last 19 at Cary Quad men’s residence hall.

Bev is survived by her husband; two sons, Kenneth W. (Anna) Dwiggins and Eric M. (Jennifer) Dwiggins; grandchildren, Danielle Dwiggins, Ethan Dwiggins and Piper Dwiggins; stepgranddaughter, Cheyanne Meiring; sisters, Deborah (Joe) Harker, of Shelby County, and Donna Haehl, of Garden Grove, California; and many wonderful nieces, nephews and cousins.

Preceding her in death were her parents and a brother.

She was a member and active at Christ United Methodist Church in Lafayette and served as the former financial secretary, organized food for the TGIW program, belonged to the Martha Circle, helped start the Archives and History committee and was doing a card ministry. She had been the treasurer of the Western Indiana Dietetic Association, president of the Lafayette Jaycee Wives and was one of the original members of the Parkinson’s support group in West Lafayette.

She loved to travel with family and friends and documented each trip in great detail. She loved collecting baskets, Hall pottery and other items.

The family thanks the staff of Great Lakes Caring, Comfort Keepers and the wound care center for the excellent care they provided for Bev and her family.

Viewing will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Christ United Methodist Church, 3601 S. 18th St., Lafayette.

The first service will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018, at the church.

Graveside service will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday at Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery, 7025 E. 100 N., Shelbyville, followed by a service at the Zion church. Bev’s family will receive family and friends following the service. Friends and family from the Shelby County area are encouraged to attend the Zion service. Pastor Scott Mann will officiate at both services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church or the National Parkinson’s Foundation.

You may sign the guest book and leave memories at www.soller-baker.com.