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Beverly Belle Hilleary

December 13, 1928 ~ November 11, 2018 (age 89)

Beverly Belle (Rubick) Hilleary 1928- 2018 Of Littleton, Colorado passed away on November 11, 2018. Beverly was born in Eads, Colorado December 13, 1928 to Wallace W. Rubick and Alice Walker Rubick (deceased).  She had a happy childhood growing up in Norton, Kansas with her brother Wally (Wallace F. Rubick,deceased) and graduating from Norton Community High School.  She played the sax in the band, was the band Drum Major and played the lead in the Junior and Senior Plays.  She loved to swim in the ocean, ballroom dance and cross-country ski.

After graduation from Kansas State University with a B.S. Degree in Dietetics. Her career as a Registered Dietitian (with a later Masters Degree in Public Health from University of California Berkeley) included employment as Colorado State Nutritionist, as Utah State Nutritionist, as teacher at University of Utah Medical School, researcher at the University of Colorado Medical Center, and dietician for Kaiser Permanente (Denver), Northern- New Mexico Dairy Council, teaching at Metropolitan State University, head of dietary at Bethesda Hospital in Denver.

She married Hugh W. Hilleary on August 20, 1960: They have lived in Littleton, Colorado in one residence since 1963 (55 years)

She is survived by their three children Mark W. Hilleary (Englewood, CO), Valinda Roche (Mark) in Huntington Beach, CA and Denise Chinburg (Joe) in Arvada, CO; grandchildren Blaze Roche, Tanner Roche and Mitchell Chinburg, husband Hugh W. Hilleary, neice Christy Rubick Thomas and 16 cousins.

Her children remember her avid support and participation in their Littleton schools', activities and sports.  Her community will remember her membership and support of the American Dietetic Association, Colorado Dietetic Association, Home Economists in the Home, Littleton United Methodist Church, Littleton YMCA and Friends of the Littleton Museum/Library. 

Celebration of Life Service on Wednesday November 21 at 3 pm at Littleton United Methodist Church, with privated Interment Fort Logan National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donate to a food or nutrition cause.

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