Beverly was born May 23, 1931 in Cherokee, to Earl and Beulah (Krout) Powell. She attended schools in Spirit Lake , and graduated from Wilson High School in Cherokee in 1949. She was married to Howard Kintigh on Nov. 8, 1958 in Cherokee, and worked at the Cherokee Mental Health Institute as a Residential Treatment Worker for 39 years before retiring in 1991. She was a resident of the Cherokee area most of her life., and was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church.
Bev enjoyed going to garage sales, collecting coins and "Beanie Babies" and time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Howard, in 1974. She is survived by three sons: David Kintigh and his wife Lynn of Cherokee, Bradley Kintigh and his wife Cordelia of Fort Dodge, and Terry Kintigh and his wife Jody of Baudette, Minnesota; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Bonnie Lou Kuhrts of Aurora, Colo.and Donna Faye Kelley of Larrabee; two aunts , Shirley Rasmussen of Cherokee and Marcella Cline of Cherokee; and many nieces and nephews.