Berneda Beck, 92

Berneda P. Beck, age 92, of Archbold, passed away Friday morning, December 26, 2014 at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold, where she had resided the past several years. Prior to her retirement she had worked as a seamstress for the former Archbold Dry Goods Store.

Berneda was born in Archbold on April 24, 1922, the daughter of Edwin and Wilma (Short) Short. On May 7, 1942 she married Donald V. Beck, and he preceded her in death in 2000. She was a member of Lockport Mennonite Church. Berneda enjoyed oil painting, cooking and baking, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Surviving is her son, Rex Beck of Archbold, daughter, Dianne M. Roth of Archbold; two grandsons, Brent (Lisa) Roth of Pettisville and Nathan (Holly) Roth of Huntsville, AL; one granddaughter, Danielle (Jeff) Wyse of Archbold; and great-grandchildren, Dustin Roth, Hannah Roth, Aaron Wyse, Samantha Wyse, and Kelsi Roth. She is also survived by her brother-in-law, Herbert Beck and sister-in-law, Irene Beck of Laguna Woods, CA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald V., parents, and sister, Mabel Burkholder.w

Visitation for Berneda will be held from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, December 28, 2014 in the Chapel at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home, where a Celebration of Berneda’s Life will immediately follow at 4:00 P.M. Interment will be private in the Lockport Cemetery. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Lockport Mennonite Church or the charity of the donor’s choice. Grisier Funeral Home in Archbold has been entrusted with arrangements.

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