|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1895|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Apr. 5, 1966|
Edward James Beck, 70, of Billings died Tuesday at Veterans' Hospital in Miles City.
Born in Yankton, S. D., June 4, 1895, he was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Beck. He came to Montana with his parents in 1913, and attended public schools in Billings.
Mr. Beck worked as a car foreman with Northern Pacific Railroad for 43 years and served in World War I.
He married Margaret Allen in Butte in 1940.
Survivors include the widow; three sons, Edward F. Beck, Edward J. Beck, Jr., both of Billings, and Donald Beck of California; three daughters, Mrs. Maxine Steinmetz, Mrs. Jacob Cook, and Mrs. John Kreiner, all of Billings; five brothers, John, of Billings; William and Ted, both of Seattle; Fred, of Portland, and Edwin Beck of Spokane; four sisters, Mrs. Johanna Baney of Olivette, SD, Mrs. Clara Dean of Gettysburg, SD, Mrs. Martha Stieverson of Billings and Mrs. Loretta Sollinger of Los Angeles, Calif.; 23 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be in Smith's Funeral Chapel Saturday at 10 a.m. with burial in Mountview Cemetery.
Published in the Billings Gazette
Margaret Bell Campbell Beck (1914 - 1977)*
Created by: Joanne
Record added: Apr 14, 2012
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