Lillian E. Beck


Lillian Eileen Beck age 90, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Nye Pointe Nursing Home in Fremont, Nebraska. Lillian was born January 18, 1930 in Plankinton, South Dakota to Floyd James and Lillian B. (Herout) Pulse. Lillian graduated from Arthur High School class of 1948. She had a two-year teaching Certificate to Buena Vista College. Worked as a Nurse’s Aide at Volga South Dakota Hospital and Schaller, Iowa Hospital, four years as a teacher at Country School Maple Valley Township. Lillian married Herbert Lloyd Beck on June 6, 1954 at Silver Creek Methodist Church. In 1956 they moved to Corpus Christi, Texas where they had four children. They moved back to Iowa August 22, 1966 settling in Missouri Valley, Iowa. She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, and served as an Elder and taught Sunday School for fourteen years and a Cub Scout Den Mother. She enjoyed sewing, creative crafting, gardening and genealogy. Lillian also enjoyed taking pictures, collecting articles, crocheting, scrapbooking.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Herbert, brother Howard and sister Mavis and two infant sisters.

Lillian is survived by her children: Sherrie Bradford and husband Bruce of Alta, Iowa, Scott Beck and wife Janie of Cherry Hills Village, Colorado, Stuart Beck and wife Beth of Arlington, Nebraska, Shawn Beck and wife Maria of Mesa, Arizona, fifteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren, sister Phyllis Fox of Vancouver, Washington

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

In Loving Memory Of Lillian Eileen Beck

Born January 18, 1930 Plankinton, South Dakota

Entered Into Rest September 1, 2020 Fremont, Nebraska

Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2020 First Presbyterian Church Missouri Valley, Iowa

Officiating Pastor Connie McWilliams

Pianist Carol Brummer

Music Selections

“Beyond the Sunset” His Eye on the Sparrow”

“Precious Lord, Take My Hand” “Amazing Grace”

Casket Bearers

Bradley Beck Christian Beck

Jaime Beck Ryan Beck

Kristina Beck              Crystal Camerer

Daniel Beck                                           Carlos Beck

Honorary Bearers

Jasmine Beck                                      Emily Beck

Christopher Beck                                 Christina Beck

Juanita Beck                                       Craig Camerer

Elizabeth Beck

Final Resting Place Mount Hope Cemetery Battle Creek, Iowa (3:00 p.m.)



1 Condolence

  • Cheryl Weldon Tamisiea Posted September 10, 2020 11:18 am

    So sorry to hear about your mother Scott. You and your family are in my thoughts.

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