Beverly Ann Schaper, 75

Beverly Ann Schaper, 75, passed away Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Box Butte General Hospital.

Bev was born November 15, 1937 in Blair, Nebraska to Harold and Gladys (Reynolds) Miller. Bev grew up in Grand Island, Nebraska and graduated from Herman High School. She moved to Alliance in 1964 and eventually started working for the US Postal Service, retiring in 1987.

Bev enjoyed many activities including camping, fishing, drawing, woodworking and spending time with family. She was an amazing mom and friend to many, accepting everyone for who they are and always offering a word of advice.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Eagles Auxiliary.

Bev is survived by her daughters, Kimberly Warner of Box Elder, SD, Tammy Shepherd of Rapid City, SD and Kirstie Backes (Bill Eide), of Rapid City, SD. She is also survived by her sisters, Bonnie (TJ) Aguilar of Grand Island, NE and Judy (Roy) Riggs, Alliance, NE; 5 grandchildren, Cristopher Lynch, Danielle Schaper, Cheyenne Schaper, Ozzie Eide and Madisyn Backes; 2 great grandchildren, Jalen and Josiah Thunderhawk, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and grandson Brendon Kammerer.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Bates-Gould Chapel.

A memorial has been established and contributions may be given in care of the family at, 624 East 4th, Alliance, Nebraska, 69301.

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