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 Wilhelmina Elisabeth <I>Jahn</I> Beeck

Wilhelmina Elisabeth Jahn Beeck

Birth
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death 17 Apr 1967 (aged 79)
Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA
Burial Akron, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA
Plot Section G.
Memorial ID 8078747 · View Source
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BURNS ARE FATAL TO AKRON WOMAN AFTER TWO WEEKS

Rites Are Being Held On Thursday For Mrs. Wilhelmina Beeck

Mrs. Wilhelmina (Fred) Beeck, 79, of Akron died in a Sioux City hospital Monday of burns suffered two weeks ago in a home accident, Mrs. Beeck was severely burned April 6 when her clothes caught fire as she was bending over a cook stove. She had been hospitalized in Sioux City since then.

Mrs. Beeck, the former Wilhelmina, was born Oct. 25, 1887, at Oldenburg, Germany. She was married to Mr. Beeck May 16,1908, in Germany and they came to this country in 1912, settling on a farm near Akron. They retired from farming and moved into Akron in the 1950s. Mr. Beeck died in 1960.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Carl Johnson of Craig, Iowa; seven sons Gus, Chris. Henry, Albert, Carl, Emil and Alvin, all of Akron; 28-grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Funeral; services are being held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at Trinity Lutheran church, the Rev. Harris Hostager officiating. Congregation singing, Mrs. Glen Gabel, organist, and burial in Riverside Cemetery. Casket bearers were Clarence Marienau, Darrell Johnson, Donald Beeck, Dennis Beeck, Douglas Beeck, Ronald Kjose.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, April 20, 1967
Akron, Iowa

Obituary provided by Doris H.


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  • Created by: Debora Ann (McFarland) Kroll
  • Added: 11 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8078747
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilhelmina Elisabeth Jahn Beeck (25 Oct 1887–17 Apr 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8078747, citing Riverside Cemetery, Akron, Plymouth County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Debora Ann (McFarland) Kroll (contributor 46552226) .