Beverly Ann [Carlson] Draper, 97, of Duluth, became on Angel with family members present on Sunday, May 22,2022 at Aftenro Home. Bev is preceded in death by her parents Anna & Fred Carlson, her daughter Kay Beverly Carter [Dad] & son Burrell Fred Draper [Becky], her sister Joyce Carlson, her brothers, Torrence Carlson, Glen Carlson, Don Carlson & Dale Carlson & her husband Robert Leonard Draper.
Beverly is survived by her daughters Anne M Seppo & Lee Taylor Hayes, Lee's daughter Nicole Taylor Turner [Tony] & Burrell Draper's son Burrell Jacob Draper, daughters Theresa Ann Draper & Faith Joy Sjorberg[ Cameron] & numerous great grandchildren, nieces & nephews.
At school age Bev enjoyed Soap sculptor & watercolor painting. Always an artist she then moved to selling crochet & knitting belonging to Northland Arts & Crafts which she did until her 80's.
After some college Bev worked for Kanter's Jewelry, Hotel Duluth switchboard & finally retiring from decades at St Luke’s Blood Bank.
Beverly's friends all knew how she loved to play scrabble, traveled covering a good part of the US, camping & fishing with her family. She was often seen at Dog Shows with her daughter Anne.
VISITATION: Thursday, May 26th from 1 pm until the 2 pm Celebration of Life funeral service at Forest Hill Cemetery Chapel, 2516 Woodland Ave, Duluth. Bev will be interned next to her husband Robert Draper. Arrangements by Dougherty funeral Home, Duluth, 218-7273555.