|Birth: ||May 3, 1926|
|Death: ||Apr. 30, 2008|
BECKETT, Dale R.
1926 - 2008
Dale R.A. Beckett, 81, of Waterloo passed away on Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at Watertown Memorial Hospital. Dale was born on May 3, 1926 in Guttenburg, Iowa, the son of Peter and Kathryn (Herman) Beckett. He graduated from Deerfield High School in 1945 and he served in the US Army during WWII in the European Theater. On Aug. 17, 1947 he married the former Sylvia Hart in Marshall and she preceded him in death on Sept. 5, 1965. On July 8, 1967 he married the former D. Irene Finkler at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Waterloo. Dale had been employed by Clean Towel Service for 17 years and he was then an American Family Insurance Agent in Waterloo for 21 years. He was a member of Marshall United Methodist Church, the Waterloo VFW and Marshall American Legion. Dale was an avid bowler, he enjoyed his family and friends and loved to watch the Packers and Badgers football games. Survivors include his wife Irene; his sons Douglas (Beth) Beckett of Watertown and Brad (Debbie) Beckett of Stoughton; a stepson Larry (Kathy) Finkler of Reeseville; a daughter-in-law, Jean Beckett of Sun Prairie; his grandchildren: Stephanie (Adam) Goede, Lynsy, Erin, Corey, Kelsa and Elyse Beckett; step-grandchildren, Heide Finkler and Heather (Nathan) Fietz; six great grandchildren; a sister-in-law Joan Beckett of Deerfield; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was further preceded in death by two sons Dennis and Randall Beckett; his parents, and two brothers Duane and Llewellyn Beckett. Funeral services were May 5 at Marshall United Methodist Church with Rev. Marianne Cotter officiating. Burial with Military Graveside Rites will be in Medina Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Marshall United Methodist Church, The Salvation Army or the charity of one's choice would be appreciated. The Hart-Vick Funeral Home in Watertown is serving the family.
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Peter F. Beckett (1895 - 1966)
Kathryn Francis Herman Beckett (1904 - 1996)
Sylvia Mildred Hart Beckett (1926 - 1965)
Randall E Beckett (1950 - 1950)*
Dennis D. Beckett (1954 - 1998)*
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Record added: May 31, 2004
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