Beverly Joyce Truchan

Beverly Joyce Truchan of Mesa, AZ, formerly of Dickinson, died Sunday, May 29, 2022 at the age of 86. There will be a Celebration of Life Service for Bev at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson.

Bev was the eldest daughter of Emery and Babe Braasch, born in Fargo, ND on May 10, 1936. She studied at Dickinson State University where she met her first husband, Charles D. Robinson. Bev and Red married in 1955 and were blessed with four daughters.

In June 1977, Bev married Bill Truchan and welcomed three stepsons and a stepdaughter to her family. Bev had returned to Dickinson State University in 1970 where she worked until retirement in 1999. Bev and Bill became Mesa, AZ snowbirds later that year and she moved there full time after Bill’s passing in 2017.

Mom treasured time spent with family and friends. She enjoyed camping, playing cards, various crafts especially scrapbooking, watching the Denver Broncos, Nascar and the Phoenix Suns.

Bev will be lovingly remembered by her daughters, Barbara Robinson, Geri Robinson, Tracy Robinson, and Sandy Robinson; stepsons, Wayne (Maria) Truchan, William (Barbara) Truchan, and David (Kim) Truchan; stepdaughter, Sharon (Kelly) Ozzello; sister, Bette (Jim) Kaufman; brother-in-law, Gene Skudlarek; brother-in-law, Manley (Linda) Truchan; and many grandkids, great-grandkids, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; her parents; her sister, Bonni Skudlarek; son-in-law, Douglas Cazier; and sister-in-law, Arlene Chapinski.

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