Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

February 21, 2013

Aurelia "Sis" Beck


Knoxville —  

Aurelia “Sis” Beck, 93, of Knoxville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Westridge Nursing Home. She was surrounded by her son and daughter-in-law.

Born April 1, 1919, in Los Angeles, Calif., to John and Elizabeth Dickenson, she married Ralph Woodrow Beck on April 24, 1942. Ralph passed away in 1954. 

Sis was a factory worker, working for B.F. Goodrich and Clary Cord. She resided in the Los Angeles area of California until moving to Knoxville in 1997. 

Sis has been reunited with her parents and one brother. She is survived by her son, Paul (Bonnie) Beck of Knoxville, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, one brother and one sister.

She has been cremated, per her wishes. A Memorial Service will be held at Celebrate Community Church on March 9 at 10: 30 a.m. 

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