Marjorie E. Beck

Alton | Sunday, November 28 2010

Marjorie E. Beck 83 passed away at 7:35 pm, Sunday November 28, 2010 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Alton, IL.

She was born on April 12, 1927 in Wood River, IL. to Victor James and Gertude (Fisher) Mellor. 

She married Lester R. Beck on October 25, 1947 in West Point Nebraska, He preceded her in death in 1992.

Marjorie was a teller at the First National Bank of Wood River, IL. She was an avid Bowler at the Wood River Bowl, in Wood River. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and Grandchildren.

She is survived by a daughter and her spouse; Shari and Richard Crnkovich of Glen Carbon, and one son and his spouse; Gary and Monica Beck of New Douglas, six grand children; Tammy Armstrong, Cathy and her husband Matt Gross, Kari and her husband Kevin Crask, Kimberly Crnkovich, Dustin Beck, and Nathan Beck. Five great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and one sister Gladys McDonald, and two brothers; Charlie and Jimmy Mellor.

Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton, IL. Funeral services will be at 11 am, Thursday, at the Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home with the Rev. Charles West Officiating.

Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, in St. Louis, MO. 


Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.

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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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