Beverley Irene Hampson was born July 16, 1937 in Togo, Saskatchewan and passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 4, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Predeceased by her mother Francis Mabel Hampson and father William Hampson. Survived by her baby brother George Wayne Hampson, his wife Gail and their three children Jason (Melanie), Kevin (Adam) and Shannon (Kevin). She will be missed by numerous friends and family, Randy (Karen) Craig, Terry (Darlene) Craig and families, Lana Franks, Glen Franks and families, as well as her best friend Marlene Olson (Lee).
She was a proud Great Aunt to four handsome nephews (Cash, Roan, Ty and Jace), however we knew better than to call her that, as she said it made her sound too old. Instead she was known as Auntie Bev to all, whether you were family or not.
She loved to travel and bowling, cards and theater were among her beloved weekly hobbies. At 85 years young, she was a whiz at any card or board game you were willing to play and was known to often enjoy a glass of wine with a plate of cheese. George Strait and Elvis were among her favorite entertainers and she attended many of their concerts over the years.
She moved from Kamsack, SK to Vanvouver, BC with the Bank of Montreal when she realized her career would not be in teaching.
The proud Canadian she was, Bev maintained her Canadian citizenship even though she made her home in the USA. She started her international adventure on a whim with a group of girlfriends by moving to Hawaii, where she stayed for a year before returning to Vancouver. Shortly after returning to Canada she set off again to find the sunshine in LA and eventually settled in Fullerton, California for most of her adult life, though Hawaii always had her heart.
She was an honorary member of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority for over 25 years, making and maintaining many special friendships.
She never had an official Disneyland tour guide title but could have with all of the families she toured around the park.
Finally retired (after much debate!) at the age of 82, known for her work ethic she spent most of her near 60 year career with Dupont and ET Horn and spoke fondly of her colleagues.
Every Christmas she would make the trek to the Great White North to spend the holidays with family, even though she preferred the warmer climate. She also attended numerous graduations, university convocations and weddings for her nieces, nephews and cousins as they meant so much to her.
She was a private, quiet person and was warm and loving when you got to know her. Bev was known for her infectious giggle. She loved her friends and family fiercely and would do anything for them.
A matriarch in our family, she was our Queen. We will miss her dearly.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the heart and stroke foundation if you so choose.