Beverly A. Pegg, 82, of Cavalier, ND, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society, Park River, ND. Graveside service will be held Monday, September 7, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at the Cavalier Cemetery, please bring your lawn chairs. Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 6th, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Askew Funeral Home in Cavalier, ND. Social distancing and face covers are recommended.
Beverly Ann Hobart Simmons Pegg was born July 14, 1938 in St. Thomas, ND the 11th child of Ernest “Jake” and Laura (Chapman) Jacobsen. When Beverly was four months old her mother passed away, her father was unable to care for the younger children and they were placed in the Children’s Home in Fargo, ND. At the age of one year, she was adopted by Donald and Betsy (Gifford) Hobart. Her adopted family moved and lived in various locations throughout her life, including Fargo, Minneapolis, Seattle, and San Diego. Beverly graduated from Herbert Hoover High School in San Diego in 1956. In 1959, she graduated from San Diego Junior College.
On July 28, 1961, Beverly married Howard R. Simmons at the First Presbyterian Church in Las Vegas, NV. She was a bookkeeper at Industrial Supplies in El Cajon, CA. Howard passed away March 14, 1985. Bev then married Herbert “Herby” Pegg at the Cavalier Baptist Church. She was involved with helping Herby with his cattle and the Rendezvous and Threshers events. They were also in many parades and car shows with Herby’s “Moon” car. Herby passed away on March 19, 2014.
Bev belonged to the Cavalier Baptist Church, Pioneer Heritage Association, Hamilton Homemakers, Cavalier Cemetery, and her “Card Group.”
She is survived by her stepchildren: Judy Pegg, Cavalier, ND and Jeffrey (Maria) Pegg, West Fargo, ND; step grandchildren: Rebecca (Rick) Olson, Plymouth, MN and Seth Pegg, Fargo, ND, nephews: Rob, Mark, and Shawn Willhelm; and other nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were both sets of parents, husbands: Howard and Herby, brothers: James, Earl, Gordon, and Calvin, infant brothers: Melvin and Russell; sisters: Mary in infancy, Norma Graham, Edna Carpenter, Joyce Reiter, and Barbara Willhelm.