Hastings resident Alvera Cora (Alber) Beach, 98, passed away Monday, December 14,
2020, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.
Services will be held at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials
may be given to the Alzheimer's Association. Private condolences may be sent to the
family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center
is serving the family.
Alvera was born June 23, 1922 south of Rosemont, NE to Paul and Emma (Benker)
Alber. She was baptized on July 16, 1922, and confirmed July 12, 1936, at the Salem
Lutheran Church south of Rosemont. Alvera attended school at District 37.
Alvera worked at Mary Lanning for a few years and married Edgerray T. Beach on
November 2, 1945, at Osborne, KS. They lived in Great Bend, KS, Roseland, NE, and
Trumbull, NE where all their eight children graduated high school. Alvera worked for
several years as a cook at the Trumbull School. After retiring they moved to Naponee,
NE then back to Glenvil, NE. Edgerray died on February 17, 2000, and Alvera moved
back to Hastings and was living at Good Samaritan Village.
Alvera was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Emma (Benker) Alber; husband,
Edgerray Beach; grandson, Shayne Ptacnik; son-in-law, Mark Goodell; sister and spouse,
LaVeda & Austin Cummins; brothers and spouse, Victor Alber, Edgar & Barb Alber, and
Chester Alber; and brother-in-law, Fred Gobel.
Children & Spouses: Ronnie Beach & Alice Robinson – Hastings, NE
Lonnie Beach – Hastings, NE
Lois & Wesley Hansberg – Sparta, WI
Jerry & Barb Beach – Lincoln, NE
Bonnie & Terry Yost – Grand Island, NE
Patty & Mike Ptacnik – Hastings, NE
Eddie & Christy Beach – Hastings, NE
Yvonne Goodell & Bill Funaro – Inavale, NE
Sister: Ruby Gobel – Burlington, WI
Sister-in-law: Joann Alber – Blue Hill, NE
Many Nieces and Nephews