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Ruth E. Beck

Cottage Hills | Saturday, June 19 2010

Ruth E. Beck, 60, passed away at 9:55 pm on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at VIP Manor while under the care of VNA Tip Hospice.

She was born on June 28, 1949 in Alton, IL, the daughter of Howard Samuel & June Eileen (Conklin) Emmons.

She married Carl Beck Jr. on June 5, 1971 in Cottage Hills.

She was a nurse at Eldercare Nursing Home and Jerseyville Rehab Center. She was a member of Forest Homes Southern Baptist Church for over 40 years, where she served as a Sunday School teacher. She also enjoyed photography.

She is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Carl O. III & Melissa Beck; a daughter, Nancy June & her fiancée, Richard McCleery Jr. of Bethalto; three grandchildren, Kayla Michelle Beck, Abigail Rose Beck and Richard McCleery III; a brother and sister-in-law, Dennis & Brenda Emmons of Alton and her nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Randy Emmons.

Visitation will be 4 pm to 8 pm on Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home, Bethalto, where funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 am with Tom Fea officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials may be made to the Forest Homes First Southern Baptist Church

Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com 


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