Alma Maxine Beever
DANVILLE - Alma "Maxine" Beever, 90, of Danville, passed away at 12:20 a.m. November 4, 2019, at Mattoon Healthcare in Mattoon, Ill.
Maxine was born October 7, 1929, in Covington, Ind., the daughter of Joseph and Opal (Kizer) Wirth.
She married Harry Beever on August 17, 1951, in Danville, Ill. He preceded her in death on September 6, 2019.
Survivors include one son, Lance (Susan) Beever of Mattoon; two grandsons; Matthew (Amber) Beever of Mattoon, and David (Candice) Beever of Jersey City, N.J.; as well as two great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Jordan; and several nieces and nephews.
Maxine is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry; two brothers, an infant brother and Joseph Wirth; as well as one sister, Mary Katherine Gremore.
Maxine and Harry enjoyed 68 years of marriage and played three-card Rummy every morning. She was retired from General Electric after over 25 years of service and loved spending time with her grandsons, attending their events, playing Euchre and enjoying her dogs and cats, especially her dachshunds.
A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 9, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834. Miles Clark will officiate. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday, November 9, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Please join Alma's family in sharing memories, photos and videos of her life through her Tribute Wall at
Published on November 5, 2019


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Nov 07, 2019
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Alma Maxine Beever.  Send flowers
Terry & Diane Stegemeyer
Nov 06, 2019
Lance we are so very sorry to hear of your loss. We have so many good memories of playing cards with your parents at Kitty and Jerry’s. Please know we will keep you and your family in our prayers. Diane and Terry Stegemeyer