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Beverly J. Mapel

January 21, 1933 - July 10, 2014
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Beverly J. Mapel, 81, of Buffalo, IA passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Select Specialty Hospital Davenport. Funeral services will be 10:00am Tuesday (7/15) at the Runge Mortuary. Visitation is Monday from 4-7pm at the mortuary. Burial will take place in Rose Hill Cemetery Buffalo, IA. Memorials may be made to St Jude's Children Hospital or to the family. Please share online condolences at www.rungemortuary.com. Beverly was born January 21, 1933 in Buffalo, IA to Hysle & Ruth (Bell) Teel. She was united in marriage to Bryan Mapel on January 17, 1959 in Rock Island, IL. He preceded her in death on December 7, 2007. Bev,...
Beverly J. Mapel, 81, of Buffalo, IA passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Select Specialty Hospital Davenport. Funeral services will be 10:00am Tuesday (7/15) at the Runge Mortuary. Visitation is Monday from 4-7pm at the mortuary. Burial will take place in Rose Hill Cemetery Buffalo, IA. Memorials may be made to St Jude's Children Hospital or to the family. Please share online condolences at www.rungemortuary.com.

Beverly was born January 21, 1933 in Buffalo, IA to Hysle & Ruth (Bell) Teel. She was united in marriage to Bryan Mapel on January 17, 1959 in Rock Island, IL. He preceded her in death on December 7, 2007.

Bev, known as "Granny" to many, had worked at several places though out her life including Oscar Mayer, Long Manufacturing, Midwest Autowize, and most recently Casey's General Store Nicolas, IA from where she retired. Bev was very strong willed and not afraid of new challenges. She took on construction projects in her home, made furniture when needed, and loved to sew & cook when she was able

Survivors include 2 daughters Melissa Mapel, and Melody (Mike) Walker, both of Buffalo; 2 sons Robert (Tracy) Mapel, Nicolas, IA and Daniel (Neide) Leonard Clinton Township, MI; 13 grandchildren Denny, Deanna, Deanon, Aaron, Daniel A., Rachel, Daniel B., Brad, Lindsay, Bryan, Mick, Travis & Joey; 20 Great grandchildren; 3 Sisters Charlotte Riley, Davenport, Dorothy Coppinger, Davenport & Marlys Koralewski, Tucson, AZ; brother Ronald "Buck" Teel Davenport; son-in-law, Dennis Wood, Dallas, TX, special friend Sally Rodriguez, Buffalo; and her friends at Buffalo Senior Housing including Fern Sadd & Muriel Grant.

Beverly was preceded in death by her parents; husband Bryan, daughter Trish Wood, sister Joyce Haussman; grandson Robert John; granddaughter Summer K.; great granddaughter Megghan.

The family would like to express thanks to the staff at Select Specialty Hospital.

"Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Love leaves a memory no one can steal." Sandy Teel (Bettendorf, IA)

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