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Ardena "Denie" Beck
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1931
Pleasant Grove
Utah County
Utah, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2007
Provo
Utah County
Utah, USA

Ardena Beck 1931 ~ 2007

Ardena Beck of Provo, Utah passed away in her home on March 14, 2007. She was born to Wesley and Sadie Beck on April 29, 1931 in Pleasant Grove, Utah where she grew up. She was devoted to her parents and her brothers and sister, especially her twin Doug. Denie was a humble and devoted member of the LDS church where she held many positions. Denie graduated from Pleasant Grove High School where she and Doug were Homecoming Queen and King. When she was 25 she was crowned Strawberry Days Queen. She graduated from BYU with a degree in education in 1953 and got her masters degree from BYU in 1964.

Denie loved sports, especially BYU and The Utah Jazz. She both taught and was a counselor at American Fork High School. She had a special affinity for her position as Pep Club Advisor for 19 years. She was a counselor at Lehi and Mountain View High Schools.

During her 38 years in education she held many leadership positions, instituted many innovative programs and activities. She was dearly loved by students and faculty alike. She was honored as Counselor Of The Year for the State of Utah. Denie was an exceptional role model both professionally and personally. She loved serving her family and friends, she was the one that held the family together both in her heart and in the activities she planned and prepared for them. She faithfully cared for her aging parents. Denie was unselfish, she was a peacemaker, and was generous, courageous and loving.

Denie is survived by her two brothers, Merrill W. Beck and Douglas J Beck, numerous nieces and nephews who dearly love her. She was preceded in death by her brother, Reed A. Beck and her sister Maurine Jorgensen.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 19, 2007 at 12:00 noon. A viewing will be held one hour prior to services in the Provo Seventh Ward, 1120 N. 850 West, Provo, Utah. Internment will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery.

Special thanks are given to all of her dear and unselfish family, neighbors and the compassionate caregivers from Harmony Hospice, for the extraordinary care given. 
 
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 Parents:
  Wesley J Beck (1889 - 1966)
  Sarah Delilah Atwood Beck (1893 - 1982)
 
 Siblings:
  Reed Atwood Beck (1920 - 1997)*
  Merrill Wesley Beck (1922 - 2011)*
  Maurine Sarah Beck Jorgensen (1922 - 2005)*
  Ardena Beck (1931 - 2007)
  Kenneth Laverl Beck (1933 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Grove City Cemetery
Pleasant Grove
Utah County
Utah, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Evans
Originally Created by: Cathy Clark
Record added: Dec 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101981809
Ardena Denie Beck
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