Donohoo,  Beverly Griffin Kidman

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Beverly Griffin Kidman Donohoo returned to her Heavenly Father on November 3, 2022 at the age of 89 at her home in Logan, Utah. She will be greatly missed by her friends and family. Beverly was born March 30, 1933 in Newton, Utah to Harold Jenkins Griffin and Ruth Poppleton WilIamson. At the age of 16, on August 22, 1949, Beverly and Ronald Lee Kidman eloped to Pocatello, ID. Beverly and Ron started their family and had four boys and two girls and two additional still born sons. They lived in Mendon, Salt Lake, Roy, Slaterville, and back to build their dream home in Mendon. Beverly and Ron's family grew as their children married and had children. They traveled all around the country in their RV visiting children and grandchildren, stopping to visit historical sites and to square dance. Ron's life was sadly cut short in 1990 at the age of 59. Beverly continued to play an active part in the lives of her children and grandchildren. She served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Independence, Missouri in 1994-95. She continued to travel and to square dance visiting Russia, Germany, Austria, Poland, Greece, Israel, Egypt, New Zealand, and Australia. While continuing to enjoy square dancing, Beverly met Harold Neil Donohoo. Beverly married Neil on August 7, 2000 and they continued to enjoy life together living in Tremonton, Utah until Neil's passing on July 25, 2010. In 2012 Beverly moved to Logan where she would share her house with her daughter, Penny. Beverly was always full of life. She enjoyed fresh food. She loved to call friends and family just to visit or to write a note or letter to a friend or to celebrate family. Family reunions were one of Beverly's favorite activities. Her contagious laugh was distinctive and her grandchildren have vivid memories of playing cards and dice with her. Beverly is survived by 5 of her 8 children Randy H. Kidman (Linda), Gene E.Kidman (Kristine), Tracy L. Kidman (Theresa-deceased), Paula Burton (Richard), and Penny Kidman, 25 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings Harold Jay Griffin (Janice-deceased), NaDene Archibald (DeLoy-deceased), Margaret Wilkinson (Jim-deceased), Kent L. Griffin (Patricia-deceased), and Faye Brown (Troy). She was preceded in death by her parents; both of her loving husbands; her eldest son, Kelly (Nora-living); and three grandchildren, Arthur Kidman, Kimberly Dollarhide, and Marissa Burton. Funeral services are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Home. Additional obituary information as well as service information is available at www.nelsonfuneralhome.com


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