Beverly Jane Willick

Beverly Jane Kernohan Willick died peacefully in her sleep January 28, 2015. She was born August 25, 1919, in Minneapolis, MN, and moved to Los Angeles with her family in the summer of 1933. She met her husband, Roy, in 1937, while they were both attending Los Angeles City College. They were married February 17, 1939, and lived most of their married lives in Downey, CA. Beverly was a realtor from 1957 to 1980 and had her own office, Willick Realty, for over 20 years. She moved to San Luis Obispo in 1981 and spent many years as a volunteer for Hospice of SLO. Her hobby was making stained glass. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles, Scrabble and duplicate bridge. She received a Bronze Life Master award from the American Contract Bridge League in 2002.

She also enjoyed traveling and visited many countries around the world. She was a long-time member of the Unity Church of SLO.

Beverly is survived by her three daughters, Judy Levin, and her husband Bill, Jan Nordlinger, and Marianne Fonte, and her husband Vince; her six grandchildren, Cameron Levin and wife Vy, Mandy Williams and husband Brice, Kimberly Nordlinger, Michael Fonte, Cathy Moore and husband Kevin, and Steven Fonte, and wife Sarah; and her five great-grandchildren, Tanner, Chase, and Tessa Moore and Opal and Sylvan Fonte; 16 nieces and nephews; and her sister-in-law, Louise Willick. She was predeceased by her husband, Roy, her brothers, Robert and Tommy Kernohan, and her nieces, Kay Kernohan Sabina and Patti Kernohan Christman.

Her entire extended family celebrated her life at her 90th birthday party in August, 2010. The immediate family remembered her at a private celebration in February, 2015.

 

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Published: Feb. 26, 2015 - Volume 13 - Issue 46