Obituary-Beverly J. Caron

Beverly J. Caron, age 71, of Concordia, KS, passed away on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at Park Villa Nursing Home, Clyde, KS.  She was born on September 19, 1951 in Clay Center, KS to Elmer & Mary J. (Van Scoyoc) Odgers.

She graduated from Hanover High School in 1969 and then Cloud County Community College. She married Ron Caron on August 8, 1978 in Oklahoma. Bev was a registered nurse and worked at St. Joseph Hospital, St. Ann’s, Nazareth Motherhouse and was DON for Sunset Nursing Home until her retirement in 2016.

She was a member of the Concordia Wesleyan Church, PEO, SASNAK, Christian Women’s Club and the Hospital Auxiliary.  Bev loved to play Bunco and loved gardening, flowers, birds, nature but especially fond of cats. Bev was an avid Royals fan.

She is survived by her husband, Ron; her precious cat, Maggie Mae; daughters, Melody Caron, Portland, OR & Angela Barnes (Nathan), Clyde; brother, James Odgers, Wamego; sister, Janice Bender, Concordia; grandchildren, Baron Barnes, Dustin Trzicky & Brayden Barnes; great grandchildren, Brooklyn Barnes & Canaan Barnes; sisters in law, Mary Lou Allen, Gooding, ID, Margie Tremblay (Richard), Topeka, KS and Janet Weber (Ivan), Concordia; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

She was preceded by her parents; an infant sister, Mildred; brothers in law, Jack Caron, Dean Caron and Larry Allen; sister-in-law, Avis Hulett & mother and father in law, Clifford and Rose Caron.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 1:00 pm at The Wesleyan Church, Concordia with Pastors David Redmond and Bob Burns officiating.  Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Clyde.  Visitation will be Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 1-8 pm with the family greeting friends from 4:30-5:30 pm, all at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia.  The family suggests memorials Meadowlark Hospice and Concordia Wesleyan Church in care of Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, PO Box 606, Concordia, KS 66901.  For online condolences, please visit

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