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Frank H. Beck
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1878
Belle Plaine
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1943
Birmingham
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA

65y 7m 3d


FRANK H. BECK

Frank H. Beck was born in Belle Plain, Iowa, April 1, 1878 and died suddenly at his home in Birmingham at 2:15 p.m. Nov. 4. 1943, aged 65 years 7 months and 3 days, following several months illness with heart trouble. He was married to Hulda Fee in 1906, who died in March 1941.

He was again married to Mrs. Gertie Crowe, Nov. 1, 1941, who survives him. He is also survived by a step-daughter by his first marriage, Mrs. Elmer Godown and four grandchildren of Tulsa, Okla,, and two sisters, Mrs. Addie Kruse in California and Mrs. Laura Hoesch of Houston, Texas, five nieces and nephews and seven grandchildren by his latter marriage.

He was reared by his grandparents and was baptized in the Lutheran faith. He had lived his entire life in Iowa and had been in the employ of the Northwestern railroad 45 years, retiring as an engineer, April 1, 1943.

Funeral services were held in the Methodist church in Birmingham, Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. in charge of Rev. Jay Waterman of Cantril. Burial in Maple Hill cemetery, Birmingham.

Source: Van Buren Co. Genealogical Society Obituary Book B, page 33, Keosauqua Public Library; Keosauqua, IA 
 
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 Spouse:
  Gertrude Mae Aby Ream (1883 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Hill Cemetery
Birmingham
Van Buren County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Sect 10 Row 7 going south
 
Created by: Marcia Habijanac
Record added: Jan 07, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 122965130
Frank H. Beck
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