Bev Collett, 74, of Grandview, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2023, at Genesis East Medical Center. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral & Cremation Services of Wapello. Funeral Service will be at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2023, at the funeral home. The burial will be at Grandview Cemetery with a celebration at the Grandview Church after cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Grandview Community Club or the Grandview Fire Department in honor of Bev. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservices.com.
Beverly Irene Seitz was born on November 28, 1948, in Muscatine, Iowa, the daughter of David and Ruth (King) Seitz. On December 11, 1965, Bev was united in marriage to her best friend John Collett at Bev’s parent’s home in Letts, in which they just celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary. Bev was a 1967 graduate of L&M High School and went on to attend classes at Muscatine Community College. While at Muscatine Community College, Bev had taken administrative classes that led her to work as a secretary. Bev had worked for over 20 years at the Louisa County Court House as the Clerk of Court, and happily retired in 2008. She attended the Letts United Methodist Church and was a member of several quilting clubs. She enjoyed quilting, flower gardening, camping, fishing, going south for the winters, her grandchildren, and spending time with her family & friends.
Bev will be deeply missed by her husband, John Collett of Grandview; son, Robert “Bob” (Sheryl) Collett of Walford, Iowa; daughter, Mindi Dmitruck (Cliff) of Milton, Wisconsin; five grandchildren, Brooke (Sheldon) Wald, Amy (Kyle) Castonguay, Joel Collett, Sophie Dmitruck and Jake Collett; sister, Betty (Mike) Williams of Columbus Junction; mother-in-law, Phyllis Stineman; and her beloved dog, Reggie.
Bev was preceded in death by her parents and fathers-in-law, Warren Stineman and John Collett, Sr.
A special Thank You to all the incredible Oncology & ICU Nurses that cared for Bev with her brief illness.