Beverly E. MatzBeverly E. Matz, 81, Grand Forks, died Wednesday, October 9, 2013 in Altru Hospital, Grand Forks.
Beverly Eleanor Thoe was born to Elmer Martin Thoe and Lucille (Konze) Thoe on February 28, 1932 at Langdon, North Dakota. She was raised and educated at Portland, Oregon. She moved to Washburn, ND, and later Bismarck, ND. Beverly Thoe and Mathias Matz were married on September 1, 1952 in Bismarck, ND. They lived in Mandan, ND and later moved to Ryder, ND where they owned and operated Matz Family Circle Grocery Store. They later moved to Devils Lake. She graduated with an associate of nursing degree from Lake Region Junior College. She became an LPN and was employed by Mercy Hospital in Devils Lake, retiring in 1995. She moved to Grand Forks in 2001.