Mrs. Beck was born on May 9, 1922, in Tuleta to Clement Bruce and Bettie Tisdale Stoltzfus. She married Magnus Beck Jr. in 1940 in Beeville and was a graduate of Texas A&I University. She was a retired school teacher of 40 years with Pettus ISD and was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 2008; and a daughter, Mary Joyce Stroud in 2003.
Survivors include a daughter, Carol “Teencie” (Dr. Ronald) Proctor of Dallas; a son, Magnus “Trey” Beck III of Normanna; two sisters, Marybelle Hamilton and Joy McMinn, both of Dallas; a son-in-law, John “Scotty” Stroud of Cameron; seven grandchildren, Heather Stroud-Spivey, Shane Stroud, Brand Beck, Barrett Beck, Ronnie Proctor, Jonathan Proctor and Lexie Proctor; and four great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Monday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church with Pastor Don Taylor officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030; Faith Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 1500 E. FM 351, Beeville, Texas 78102; or the charity of one’s choice.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel