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Information for Omah Gaynell Carr Beck
9 June, 1896 6 February, 1985
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
February, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Omah Beck

    Services for Omah G. Beck, 88, Caldwell, who died Wednesday, Feb. 6, at home of natural causes, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    The Rev. William Young of the Bible Way Tabernacle, Caldwell, will officiate.  Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mrs. Beck was born June 9, 1896, at Pepsin, Mo., to J. A. and Emma Carr. She was reared and educated in Missouri and married Loren V. Beck on Jan. 10, 1915, at Van Buren, Mo. They farmed in Missouri until moving to Kansas in 1919, where they farmed. They moved to Oklahoma in 192l, and came to Caldwell in 1939, where she had since resided.
    She had worked for the J. R. Simplot Co., at Caldwell, Troy Laundry and Pantorium Cleaners, both of Caldwell. She retired in 1965. Mr. Beck died Feb. 7, 1970. Mrs. Beck will be remembered for the pleasure she gave to others when she played the harmonica.
    She is survived by two daughters, Jeanne Farrar, Caldwell, and Iona (Mrs. Charles) Astleford, Caldwell; one son, Vance Beck Jr. of Camp Verdes, Ariz.; one sister, Mrs. Cathryn Kimbrough of Diamond, Mo.; one brother. W. W. Carr, Carthage, Mo.; eight grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by a sister, three brothers, a son-in-law and two granddaughters.
    Friends may call at the chapel Sunday from 5 to 9. Memorials may be made to the Mountain States Tumor Institute, in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell, Idaho, 83606.

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