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Lazarus Project

An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

2000  A to B

    Beck, Donald V.;   Beck, Mary E. Ensman;  

Beck, Donald V.

Donald V. Beck, 79, Archbold, died Monday, July 3, 2000, in his home after an extended illness. Prior to his retirement he had worked as a farm machinery meechanic at Rich Tractor Sales.
Born in Henry County, Ohio, on Oct. 14, 1920, he was a son of Edward and Anna (Yoder) Beck. He married Berneda Short, and she survives. He was a member of the Lockport Mennonite Church near Stryker.
Surviving besides his wife, Berneda, is one son Rex Beck, Archhbold; one daughter, Dianne M. Roth, Archbold; three grandchilldren; four great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Maurice Beck, Archhbold; and Herbert Beck, Laguana Hills, Calif.
A memorial service was held Thursday, 11 a.m. at the Lockport Mennonite Church. Allen G. Rutter was the. officiating pastor. Burial was in the Lockport Cemetery.
Obituary, Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 12 Sep 2000
Submitted by: Mona Mann

Beck, Mary E. Ensman

Mary E. Beck, 77, Ridgeville Comers, died Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000, in her home.
Born Dec. 5, 1922, in Putnam County, she was a daughter of George and Mary (Werner) Ensman.  In 1941, she married Joseph Beck, who died in 1988. She was a homemaker and a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, Defiance.
Surviving are two sons, Joseph Jr., Ridgeville Comers and Richhard, Defiance; two daughters, Mrs. Gary (Mary) Leibrock, Jonesboro, Ark., and Mrs. Ronnie (Cecelia) Zimmerman, Marysville, Wash.; a sister, Bernadine Light, Colonial Heights, Va.; and 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Services were 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. David Tscherne was the officiating pastor. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Obituary: Archbold (Ohio) Buckeye, 18 Oct 2000
Submitted by: Mona Mann

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