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DOWNEY - Beverly Marie Winter passed away peacefully at home May 5 after a brief battle with thyroid cancer.
Born Jan. 9, 1930 in Spokane, Wash., she was the youngest of two daughters of Mary and Ira Jessee. She graduated from Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles in 1947, becoming the first one in the family to receive a high school diploma.
She and her husband, Donald Winter, were married 56 years. They had met on a fishing double-date.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; daughters, Diane and Katherine; son, Robert; granddaughters, Jasmine, Christy and Julie; grandson, Logan; and great-granddaughters Chloe and Brooke.
A celebration of life memorial will take place this month.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Children's Hospital Los Angeles or to Faith Care Hospice in Covina.
Published: June 07, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 08