Beverly Ann (Sandage) Hall was born July 1, 1958, to Dean and Roberta (Vandivort) Sandage in Moorhead, Iowa. She was raised in the Dunlap and Soldier area and attended school in both of the communities. Bev graduated from Dunlap High School in 1976. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Wayne State College in Physical Education, Safety Education, and coaching. She went on to earn her Master's of Art in Teaching Elementary Education from Hastings College and her Administrative Degree from Adams College. Bev taught in Iowa, Nebraska, and Colorado at the various levels of elementary education, TAG, Chapter One Reading and Math, middle school English and reading, and high school English and reading. She was also a coach for high school speech and cheerleading and the dance sponsor. Additionally she coached middle school volleyball.
Bev was a very active member of Delta Kappa Gamma for over 20 years. She was elected president of her Colorado chapter in 2014. In her Iowa Beta chapter she co-chaired state convention and was in the first class of the Neva Barnhardt Leadership Seminar in 2012. Her hobbies included horseback riding, archery, bicycling, swimming, bowling, reading, and dancing.
Bev died December 30, 2014, at Pike's Peak Hospice in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the age of 56 years, five months, and 29 days.
Bev was preceded in death by her grandparents, George and Hilda Vandivort and Cleveland and Virgie Sandage. She is survived by her mother, Roberta and husband Don Baker of Omaha, Arkansas; father Dean Sandage and special friend Pat Leinen of Dunlap, Iowa; brother, Randy Sandage and wife Jo Anne of Atlantic, Iowa; three sisters, Deb and husband Steve Lacey of Dunlap, Iowa, Karen and husband Scott Claussen of Denison, Iowa, Terri and husband John Beaddleson of Plattsmouth, Nebraska; and many other relatives and friends.
Private family services were held at the Spring Valley Cemetery in Moorhead, Iowa