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Beck, Lois Leanna;
Lois Leanna, daughter of Joseph and Amanda Beck, was born
August 23, 1926, and died July I, 1935, at the age of 8 years, 10
months, and 8
days. On March23, Lois took sick with mastoid infection and underwent
operation a week later which seemed to give relief for some time. On
she went to the hospital for the second operation, after which she was
again for three weeks. On May 26, she was again taken to the hospital
third operation for an abscess on the brain, but in spite of all that
hands could do, her youthful life declined until she passed away.
sickness and suffering, which she endured so patiently, she wore
a beautiful smile and often expressed her appreciation in
song. She sang of the Beautiful
Land and expressed
desire to be with Jesus, hoping to meet her loved ones soon. She leaves
mourn their loss, her father and mother, three brothers, three sisters,
nieces, and one nephew, also an aged grandfather and many other
When We Go Home
When we go home, think you 'tis true
That we shall know as once we knew-
You speak with *with me and I with you-
When we go home?
When we go home I hope to see
A little face look straight at me,
Unchanged from what it used to be,
When we go home.
When we go home 'twill be to hear
A darling voice, so low and clear,
Our hearts are thrilled to think it near,
When we go home.
Card Of Thanks
We wish to express our heartfelt, thanks to friends and
neighbors; to Rev. E. B. Frey and Rev. E. M. Slagle; to those who
songs; to those who sent the beautiful flowers, and to all
who in any way assisted us during the
sickness, death, and burial of our loving daughter and sister.
Mr. Joseph Beck and family, Mr.
Reo Rufenacht and family,
Mr. Laurel Short and family.
Lois, 8-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph
Monday in their home southeast of Archbold. She had been ill for more
three months and had undergone three operations. Death was due to an
the brain. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at two
the Central A.-M. church, in charge or Rev. Ed. Frey, and also Rev. E.
Slagle of the D.- Mennonite church. Burial in Pettisville cemetery.
parents, aged grandfather, three brothers, and three sisters.
Submitted by: Mona Mann
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