Beverly Jean Halling

10/18/1927 - 08/16/2021

Obituary for Beverly Jean Halling

Services for Beverly Halling, 93, a lifelong resident of Perry, will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, August 20, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church with burial in Violet Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Murdock Funeral Home. Bev passed away Monday, August 16, 2021 at Perry Lutheran Homes Eden Acres.
Beverly Jean Wichael was born October 18, 1927 in Perry, IA, the daughter of Harley and Myrtle (Windish) Wichael, and passed away Monday, August 16, 2021 at Perry Lutheran Homes Eden Acres. She attended Perry Community Schools and graduated from Perry High School with the class of 1945. Beverly was united in marriage to Gene Albert Halling on July 30, 1949 at the Little Brown Church in the Vale at Nashua, IA.
Beverly loved spending time with her family and visiting with friends. She had a special friendship with the “gals” at Elegans Beauty Salon. In earlier years, she was a mentor to elementary students and later enjoyed being a volunteer at the Rowley Masonic Home. Bev was a past president of the Perry BPOE Does and was a very active member of the Merrymakers, a neighborhood women’s group.
Left to cherish Bev’s memory are her sons, Barry (Eileen) Halling, Brent (Brenda) Halling, Scott (Jody) Halling, all of Perry, IA; six grandchildren, William (Amity) Halling, Jessica Halling, Matt (Becky) Halling, Cody (Dusty Kraft) Halling, Levi (Kristin) Halling, Wyatt Halling, and six great-grandchildren.
Bev was preceded in death by her parents, husband in January of 2012, and two sisters, Shirley Mann and Virginia Waters.
Memorials in Bev’s name and condolences to the family may be sent to Murdock Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at

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Oh dear, what a fun person. I've missed her so much at the beauty shop. Then our next stop was the Fareway. She loved Stella Bella grapes and was so thrill when they were on sale. I loved her laugh where she would get tickled. She loved her family.oh there's other things but the real reason is I want you all to know sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. I care. Carolyn McNeill
- Carolyn McNeill

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