ROCKWELL CITY - Beverly Olsen 83, passed away Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Paula J. Hospice Home in Fort Dodge. Graveside Services and burial of casket will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Crown Hill Cemetery, near Jolley, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be left to the American Lung Association. Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.
Beverly is survived by her son Gary Olsen of Renwick; grandsons, Jesse Olsen of Ankeny, and T.J. Olsen of Algona; daughter-in-law Jacci Skogerboe of Galt; brother Wilbur "Weir" Baskerville of Iowa City; and sister Gayle Curcillo of Anaheim, CA. She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Eva Harris Baskerville; and brother Charles Baskerville Jr.
Beverly Baskerville Olsen was born March 18, 1929 at Jolley, Iowa. She graduated from Jolley High School. In 1950, she was united in marriage to Calvin Olsen, and they later divorced in 1971. Beverly helped farm and was a homemaker. She also worked at a bank and fabric store. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, and the Rockwell City Senior Citizens. Beverly enjoyed dancing and playing piano. She also cherished her grandsons.