Beverly Beryl Branson, 91, went to be with the Lord on August 22, 2021. She was residing at Canterbury Inn in Longview, WA at the time of her peaceful passing. Bev was born on September 9, 1929 in Fields Landing, California. She was the first-born child of Adolph Oliver Peterson and Gladys Marie Johansen Peterson. Bev graduated from Waldport High School in Waldport, OR in 1947. She married David W. Branson on February 15, 1953. They began their married life fishing on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Dave and Bev spent a season living in logging camps near Ketchikan, Alaska. A new home was completed in 1963 on South Beavercreek. Dave continued to work in SE Alaska every spring and summer until 1970, with Bev taking care of kids, cows, chickens, geese, dogs, cats, a big garden and orchard.