Connor, Beverly E. | Obituary
BEAVER DAM – Beverly E. Connor passed away on June 14, 2021, at the age of 76, after a courageous battle with bone cancer.
Beverly was born in Madison, Wisconsin, on March 24, 1945, to Ted and Daphne Rudd. She graduated from Rio High School in 1963 and received a degree in accounting from Madison Business College.
Beverly began her career in accounting, finance, office automation and business management. After 25 years running other businesses, she opened her own gift and miniature shop in Cambridge, Wisconsin. Lillyput Studio was a dream come true for Beverly, with retail dollhouse miniatures at the center of her business. In 1993, Beverly moved to Fox Lake and worked as a reporter for the Fox Lake Representative until her retirement in 2015. She enjoyed meeting everyone in the community with media coverage3 and meeting their organizational and advertising needs. After moving to Fox Lake, she got involved in many organizations, helping them achieve their goals.
Beverly loved to paint and exhibited at the Sieppel Canter in Beaver Dam. After her retirement, she moved to Beaver Dam and continued her artistic endeavors. She had a one-man show at Ooga Brewing in Beaver Dam.
Beverly is survived by her son, Dion M. (Tracy) Collier of Georgia, with her granddaughters, MaKena (Jeremy) Harrison of Hawaii and Siera Collier of Georgia; daughter, Kathleen L. “Katie” Connor of Ohio; sister, Wanda (Warren) Nelson of Madison; and her sister-in-law, Laurie Rudd of New Berlin. Beverly is also survived by five nephews, four nieces, five grandnephews and eight grandnieces, as well as many other family members and close friends.