Beverly Reberg, 92, passed away October 16, 2023 at Sunridge Assisted Living and Memory Care facility in Roy, Utah. She was born November 16, 1930 to Leslie and Marian Buchman in Appleton, Wisconsin. She attended public schools in the Appleton area graduating from Appleton High School in 1949. She graduated from Lawrence University in 1953 with a degree in music.
Beverly married Henry D. Mathieu in 1955. They were later divorced. Beverly raised four children in Ogden, Utah when married to Henry Mathieu. During her time in Ogden, volunteering became her passion. She was a ‘pink lady’ volunteering at St. Benedict’s Hospital for many years. She was President of the St. Benedict’s Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary which produced the High Fever Follies, an entertainment production that raised money for the hospital as well as volunteering many hours to the hospital. Bev was also a member of the Junior League of Ogden where she arranged charity events to raise money for its numerous community projects in the Ogden area. Bev was an excellent pianist and played the piano whenever possible. Music was very important to her.
Bev married Fredrick Albert Reberg Jr. “Pink” in 1979 and they were together 35 years until he passed away in 2014. Fred and Bev moved from Utah back to her home state in 1982 residing in Three Lakes, Wisconsin. They lived there for 24 years where her volunteer work remained her priority. With her love of the piano she volunteered her time at the local high school where she would play the piano for the students in various music competitions. She also played the piano at the local churches. She oversaw the local food pantry as well as wrote articles for the local newspaper. She was named Woman of the Year in 1995 for her volunteer work in the community of Three Lakes, Wisconsin. Fred and Bev returned to the Ogden area in 2006.
She is survived by her four children Denise Higley (Kevin), Paul Mathieu (Irene), Mike Mathieu (Tina), M. John Mathieu (Betty), step children, Nancy Bailey (Mike), Chris Kynaston (Doral), Mike Reberg, and Mark Reberg; 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
The family extends a huge thank you to the staff at Sunridge Assisted Living and Memory Care, Atlas Homecare and Hospice and the caring staff and physicians at Ogden Regional Hospital that took such good care of Bev.