Alton, IL


Dana Marie Bevfoden

Dana Marie Bevfoden, 88, passed away peacefully at 1:56am on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Barnes – Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, with her family by her side. She was born on July 7, 1929, in St. Louis, the daughter of the Charles and Mary (Williams) Daniels. She married Robert Anthony Bevfoden on June 11, 1955, in St. Louis, and he survives. Other survivors include three daughters and a son in law: Diane and Ralph Tatman of Alton, Mary Spurgeon of Cottage Hills, Tina Reynolds of Peculiar, Missouri, one son: Fredrick Bevfoden of Alton, eight grandchildren and their spouses: Stephen and Jennifer Tatman of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Howard and Tricia Kelley of Peculiar, Missouri, Gene and Quiana Kelley of Pontoon Beach, Heather and Kenny Johnson of Bethalto, Helen and Edward Woods of Murdock, Illinois, Joseph Spurgeon of Cottage Hills, Robert Kelley of Edwardsville, Ryan and Angela Spurgeon of Alton, and twenty great grandchildren.

Dana was always happy, she enjoyed bowling, and listening to Blue Grass Music. She was a forty year member of Our Lady Queen of Peace in Bethalto.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son in law: Wesley Spurgeon.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 2pm to 6pm on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at Pitchford Funeral Home in Wood River. Funeral services will be held at 10am on Monday, February 12, 2018, at the funeral home. Father Tom Liebler will officiate. Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials are suggested to Our Lady Queen of Peace School in Bethalto and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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