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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Beverly Ann Hildre
April 14, 1947 - May 3, 2022

Place of Birth: Williston, North Dakota
Residence: Arnegard, North Dakota
Age: 75



Beverly Ann Hildre, 75 of Arnegard, ND passed away peacefully on May 3, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. Beverly Ann was born on April 14, 1947 to Melvin and Inga (Lofthus) Wold. She was named by her older brother, Myron. Bev grew up in the Banks community and attended Tollefson rural school and Watford City schools. She graduated from Watford City High School and attended business school in Minot, ND. Growing up she loved being outdoors. She loved animals and fishing in the creek on the farm. She was active in 4-H and was a member of the Banks Willing Workers 4-H Club. She loved music and played piano and accordian, which she continued to play throughout her life. Bev met Norris Hildre at a barn dance in Grassy Butte. Dancing was a lifelong enjoyment for them. Norris and Bev were married on October 8, 1966 at Banks Lutheran Church. They made their home in the Spring Creek community south of Watford City where they raised their 4 children, Brenda, Vicki, Anita and Marty.

Bev worked with Norris on the farm as well as working in Watford City both at the ASCS office and as an American Family Insurance agent. She was an active member, and served as president of the ND Cattle Women’s Association, was a 4-H leader and spent many hours helping her children get several projects ready for the fair every year. Later, Norris and Bev moved to the Minot area, where she continued her career as an insurance agent, retiring in 2011. During this time she became an avid quilter and was a member of many quilting groups.

Bev was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend to all that knew her. She was known for her many gifted talents which included crafting beautiful quilts, baking wonderful homemade goods and growing a garden full of plentiful goods which she then would spend hours turning into canned goods. They cherished spending time at their grandchildren’s many events.

During retirement Bev and Norris enjoyed traveling all over the country, making many friends, especially enjoying their time in Texas. They loved attending rodeos and spending time with family. Most recently she and Norris resided near Arnegard, ND and celebrated 55 years of marriage in October.

Bev is survived by her husband, Norris of rural Arnegard, ND; daughter, Brenda (Daryl) Heinen, Fargo, ND; daughter, Vicki (Clayton) Monsen, rural Arnegard, ND; daughter, Anita (Kent) Pedersen, rural Arnegard, ND; son, Marty (Jennifer) Hildre, Velva, ND; grandsons, Joshua (Haley) and Seth (Morgan) Heinen, Fargo, ND; granddaughter, Grace Heinen, Fargo, ND; grandson, Ryan (Celena) Monsen, rural Arnegard, ND; granddaughters, Allison (Cole) Zimmerman, Karissa (Blake) Frick and Kaylin Monsen, rural Arnegard, ND; granddaughter, Jordyn; grandson, Luke Pedersen, rural Arnegard, ND; granddaughter, Kylie Hildre and Reagan (fiancé Karson Sedivec) Hildre, Velva, ND; grandson, Carson Hildre, Velva, ND; and great-granddaughter, Taytum Zimmerman, rural Arnegard, ND, as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Bev was preceded in death by her parents; mother-in-law; father-in-law and brother.

Memorial Contribution
Can be made in Beverly's name to:
North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame, PO Box 137, Medora, ND 58645 or to
the Spring Creek Cemetery Fund, 1442 125th Ave NW, Watford City, ND 58854.

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Karen Broderson (Watford City, ND)
May 4, 2022
Our deepest sympathy to you. Bev was one of a kind, a great person to visit with, she always had a great comeback with a smile. I will miss seeing her out and a bout. Karen and Ron
Barbara (Olson) Curren (Alexander, ND)
May 4, 2022
Deep sympathy on Bev’s passing. She was a wonderful lady always ready with a warm smile. She will be missed by many.
Carla Schaible (Watford City, ND)
May 4, 2022
Norris & family
So very sorry for your loss . My prayers are for Gods great comforting arms to hold you at this hard time.
Margaret Renbarger
May 5, 2022
Anita and Family, Thoughts and prayers to all of you. May the memories you hold dear comfort you in the coming days.
David Iverson (Ballantine , Montana )
May 5, 2022
My condolences to the Hildre family in the loss Beverly, may God Bless you all.
Renae Doan (McKenzie , ND)
May 5, 2022
I am so sorry to hear of Bev’s passing, she was a wonderful person. I am so glad we got to reconnect at the ND CattleWomen’s Anniversary party last spring. Hugs and prayers for all of her family. Renae & Jerry Doan
Eugene Turnquist (Watford City , N D)
May 5, 2022
Sympathy to you all
Karen Holte (Watford City, ND)
May 5, 2022
My sincerest sympathies to all of Bev's family and friends. She was a very kind soul and I am thankful to say I knew her. May all the wonderful memories surround your all with comfort and strength.
John and Rosie Ough (Watford City , ND)
May 5, 2022
Anita and family,
Our deepest condolences during this difficult time . Our prayers and thoughts are with you all.
May Almighty God bring you peace and comfort
Dave Patty (Minot)
May 5, 2022
so sorry for your loss sending prayers
Doug and Faye Anderson (Watford City, ND)
May 5, 2022
Our deepest sympathies to you all! You will all be in our thoughts and prayers.
Pastor Bob and Karen Lawson (Spring Hill, FL)
May 6, 2022
So sorry for your loss. What is that old expression, your loss is heavens gain? We pray for you as you grieve but rejoice with all those in heaven as they welcome her home.
Steve & Jannel Mallernee (Livingston, TX)
May 6, 2022
Steve & I first met Bev & Norris at Buckhorn RV Resort in TX and instantly became friends. We often traveled together for many years sharing good laughs and memories. I will certainly miss her phone calls as she always shared stories about her family and the many things she and Norris were doing. Our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.
Eugene Turnquist (Watford City , N D)
May 6, 2022
Sympathy to you all
DiAnn Herling (New Brighton, MN)
May 6, 2022
I am so sorry to hear of Bev’s passing. I recall some wonderful times with her & the family. She was always so kind & a good time. I’m sorry I loss contact with Bev & Norris over the last few years. Sympathy to Norris & family.
Linda Chornuk (Watford City, ND)
May 7, 2022
To the Hildre Family. Prayers and Thoughts are with you at this difficult time. Bev was a nice lady.
I enjoyed visiting with her when she was in the store.
Lorene Akovenko, Mark & LaVon
May 9, 2022
Vicki, Clayton, & family,
Our deepest sympathy during this time.
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