Georgie Louise Bever

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Georgie Bever


Georgie Bever

Georgie Louise Bever, 86, died April 11, 2015, at the Wichita County Health Center Long Term Care, Leoti.  

She was born on Feb. 18, 1929, in Garden City, the daughter of George

and Vivian (Reid) Fahrenholtz.

Georgie was a Scott City resident from 1948-91, then moving to Garden City until retiring to Green Valley, Ariz., in 2008. She returned to Western Kansas, moving to Leoti, so she could be close to her family.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Scott City, as well as Beta Sigma Phi, The Red Hat Society and was a former docent for The Green Valley Parkinson’s Support Group, Green Valley, Ariz.

On June 13, 1948, she married Reuben W. Hemel at Dighton. He died Aug. 22, 1994, in Scott City. She married Joe H. Bever on March 16, 1974, in Scott City. He died Dec. 20, 2007, in Green Valley, Ariz.

Survivors include: two daughters, Janetha Abeyta, and husband, Paul, Loveland, Colo., and Marilyn Luebbers, and husband, Bill, Leoti; one son, Virgil Hemel, Colby; one stepdaughter, Vicki Trillo, and husband, Cype, LaVeen, Ariz.; two stepsons, Jack Bever, and wife, LoRetta, Ness City, and Jim Bever, and wife, Janet, Hutchinson; two sisters, Phyllis Jean Church  and Eileene Moore, both of Kaw City, Okla.; two brothers, Bennie Fahrenholtz and Alvin Hausman, both of Kaw City, Okla.; 21 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one granddaughter, Stephanie Leatherman. 

Memorial service will be held Mon., April 20, 10:30 a.m., at the First Baptist Church, Scott City, with Rev. Kyle Evans officiating.

Inurnment will be held privately at a future date in the Scott County Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to the Leoti EMTs in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, 202 N. 4th, Leoti, Ks. 67861.


Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at

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