Beverly Barajas

Beverly BarajasBeverly M. Barajas, 77, of Rushville died at 7:24 p.m. April 13, 2017, at the Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville.

She was born July 13, 1939, in Aledo, a daughter of Carl “Shorty” and Mabel Leonhart Miller. She married J. Jesus Barajas on Oct. 9, 1982, in Rock Island. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Rod Kalinczak of Sherrard; seven stepchildren, Jesus Barajas Jr. and Frankie Barajas, both of Leon, Mexico, Michael Barajas of Beardstown, George Barajas, Arthur Barajas and Rosa Hernandez, all of Moline and Juan Barajas of San Diego, Calif.; three brothers, Steve Miller of Preemption, Stan Miller of Matherville and Ray Lee Miller of Swedona; one sister, Shirley Fredell of Sherrard; 23 step grandchildren; and five step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one son, Dan Kalinczak; and one brother, Carl Miller.

She worked at Cargill Meat Solutions in Beardstown for seven years before retiring due to ill health.

Cremation has been accorded. There will be no visitation or services. Worthington Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/19/2017


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