Obit: Beck, Shirley #2 (1929 - 2008)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Beck, Schap, Karpinski, Biggs, Brey, Lewandowski

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) December 10, 2008

Beck, Shirley (7 April 1929 - 3 December 2008)

Shirley Beck, 79, of Neillsville died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield.

Shirley was born April 7, 1929, in Blakely, PA, the daughter of Ignatz and Agnes (Schap) Karpinski. She received her education in Blakely. Shirley was united in marriage to David Beck Nov. 27, 1947, in Blakely. After marriage they resided in Matawan and Morganville, NJ, where Shirley was employed at the Madison Township School District Office. In 1974, they move to Neillsville, and she was employed in Medical Records at Neillsville Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1992. They also farmed in the Town of Weston. Shirley was a member of the United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband, David Beck, Neillsville; children, Virginia (Charles) Biggs, Louisville, TX, Phillis (David) Brey, St. James, MN, George (Linda) Beck, Hurley, Kip (Margie) Beck, Cecil, Richard (Susan) Beck, Owen, and John Beck, Morgantown, WV; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; sister, Theodora Lewandowski, Silver Springs, MD; and brother, Walter Karpinski, Lyndon, NJ.

A Memorial Service for Shirley will be held at a later date. Burial was in the Town of Weston.



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