Beverly Marion Polk, 80, of Crescent City, went to be with her Lord on Feb. 26, 2014. Beverly, daughter of Harvey and Marion Schenck, loving wife of Jack D. Polk, passed away after complications from pneumonia.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harvey and Marion Schenck, husband Jack and daughter Robin A. (Polk) Clark.
She is survived by her sister Darlene and Dan Wardle of Sparks, Nev.; children: daughter Kathy (Polk) and James Jarman of East Alton, Ill.; son Christopher A. and Denise (Cornely) Polk of Fremont, Calif.; son Michael E. and Nicole Polk of Crescent City; son Joseph S. Polk of Redmond, Ore.; son-in-law Norman Douglas Clark of Galt, Calif; sister-in-law Audrey Polk of San Lorenzo, Calif.; sister-in-law Pauline (Polk) and Carl Bond of East Alton, Ill.; and best friend of 30-plus years Karen Hashimoto of Castro Valley, Calif. She is also survived by grandchildren: Jason, Sheree, Kevin, Kyle, Nicole, Ashley, Caitlin, Janet, Ryan, Austin, Marina, Madison, Jackie, Rebecca and Levi; great-grandchildren: Emma, Audrey, Aidan, Ashton and Anderson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Beverly worked as a teacher’s aid for special needs kids at Vannoy Elementary School; assistant cook/teacher’s aid with the adult special needs students at Earl Warren Adult School, and she held the position of CSEA chapter president for CVUSD. She was the schedule technician at Castro Valley High School until her retirement in 1991. She was a member of the Reginans Women’s Organization at Transfiguration Catholic Church, East Castro Valley, where she held the position of fashion show coordinator for many years. She was a loving mother, sister, wife and friend to many. She enjoyed playing, babysitting and spoiling her grandkids and great-grandkids. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Private services for the family were held this past Friday at Redwood Memorial Chapel, Brookings, Ore., officiated by Pastor Patrick Henderson of Solid Rock Christian Fellowship, Crescent City. A public ceremony and interment will be scheduled at a later date. Please email for details.