|Birth: ||Nov. 23, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 22, 2005|
Copied with permission from The Shawnee News-Star:
January 25, 2005:
Chandler resident, Bertha (Bernadine Sidor) Beck. 85, died Saturday, Jan.22, in Chandler.
She was born Nov. 23, 1919, in Cernova, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia), to Michael and Irene (Janos) Sidor. She cae to the United States as the age of 9, grew up in Michigan, became a citizen and graduated from business college. She served honorably in the Women's Army Corps during World War II, achieving the rank of master sergeant and serving at the Pentagon, Philippines and China.
Following military service, she lived in El Monte, Calif., and was secretary to the vice president of the trust department at Security Pacific Bank (later Bank of America) for 35 years.
She moved to Chandler in 1997.
She was proceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Perry E. Jr. and Laura (Simon) Beck of Granite Bay, Calif; two sisters, Margaret Stevens amd Gertrude Borkowski, both of Sterling Heights, Mich; grandchildren, Perry E. Beck III and Michelle Renet Beck of California; stepgrandchildren, Edward Still of Chandler and Vicki Prechtl of California; seven great-grandchildren, four nieces and many other relatives.
Prayer Vigial will be 7 p.m. today at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Chandler, Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev Jim Mickus officiatiing. Burial will be at the Catholic cemetery in Chandler.
Parks Brothers Funeral Service is directing arrangements.
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Kay Sugg Best
Record added: Mar 13, 2005
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