Audrey Jane Beck, 96, of Mechanicsville, entered into eternal rest Thursday, March 4, 2017 at Clarence Nursing Home. Friends and family may gather at United Methodist Church, Mechanicsville, Friday, March 10th from 10:00-11:00 am for a time of visitation, with the memorial service beginning at 11:00 am. Inurnment will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Mechanicsville. Memorials in Audrey's honor may be directed to United Methodist Church, Mechanicsville or Clarence Nursing Home. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
Audrey was born on February 13, 1921 to Frank and Edna (Schenk) Randall in Maine Township, Linn County. She graduated from Marion High School, class of 1939, and later from Cedar Rapids Business College. Audrey married her life partner, the late Robert Beck on April 16, 1944 at Prairie Chapel, Marion. They made Mechanicsville their home where they raised their 4 sons: Ronald, Kenneth, Larry, Keith.
Audrey was a farm wife and kept books. She also enjoyed cross-stitch and baking pies. Audrey was an active and involved member of United Methodist Church, Mechanicsville. She was also a member of the local Bridge Club and United Methodist Women.
Surviving Audrey are her three sons, Ronald Beck of Waukesha, WI, Kenneth Beck of Mechanicsville, Larry (Linda) Beck of Tipton; daughter-in-law, Peggy Beck of Mechanicsville; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son, Keith Beck; brother, Ivan Randall; daughter-in-law, Barbara Beck; infant grand-daughter, Jennifer Lynn and great-grandson, Owen Beck.
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Sending condolences to Linda and her family on their loss.
Kay and I send our condolences to the Beck family. Mr. And Mrs. Beck were great people. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.