Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
BECKEMEYER, Lois (SCOTT) 98  Carlyle IL  CarlyleUB  18 Jul 2001  fch 

Lois Beckemeyer, 98

Carlyle resident Mrs. Lois Beckemeyer died at Carlyle Healthcare Center on Thursday, July 12th, 2001, at the age of 98 years.

Mrs. Beckemeyer was born in Beckemeyer on Jan. 18th, 1903, a daughter of Charles and Ida Wilton Scott. On June 2nd, 1925, in Beckemeyer, she married Arthur Beckemeyer. He died April 11th, 1991.

One son, Bill Beckemeyer of Carlyle, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, survive.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Joyce Ripple and Mildred Beckemeyer; three grandchildren; four brothers and one sister.

Mrs. Beckemeyer taught elementary school in the 1920's in Beckemeyer. She was the oldest surviving member of the United Methodist Church in Carlyle where she had been a member of the Tuesday Class, Esther Circle and WSCA. She was a member of th Royal Neighbors of America and in 1979, received her 50-year pin as a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, where she had served as a past worthy matron.

Services were held at Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle at 11 a.m. Monday, July 16th. Rev. Steve Goodin officiated with burial following in Carlyle cemetery. 

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