Beverly Joann Hanzal Martin


June 6, 2019

Beverly Joann Hanzal Martin died Tuesday, May 27, 2019, at Torre’s home in Brevard.

Born Jan. 9, 1936, in Parshall, N.D., she was the daughter of the late John Ambrose Hanzal and Clarice Leona Julson Hanzal. She graduated high school in Parshall and received a degree in physical therapy assisting. She worked at Transylvania Community Hospital in the therapy department.

She was active in the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd and sang in the choir, played bells and had served on the church counsel. She was also active in the Brevard Music Center and enjoyed being outdoors and Hiking.

Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Larry Leverette, and wife, Anissa; step-daughter, Pamela Mashall and husband, Hal; step-daughter, Kimberli Cortez and husband, Ruben; brother, Duane Hanzal and wife, Barbara; sisters, Marlys Mitzel and Arlene Zacher; brother, Jack Hanzal and wife, Ellen; sister-in-law, Debbie Martin; and six grandchildren, Thomas and Tyler Leverette, Sophia and Victoria Marshall and Joshua and Gabriel Cortez.

Funeral services will be held at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Brevard Friday, June 7, 2019, at 1 p.m. Pastor Graff will be officiating the service.

She will be interred at The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd Columbarium.

The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall following the service.

Memorials may be given to The Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 22 Fisher Road, Brevard, NC 28712.

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