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BECKWITH, Frank 1949-2015

BECKWITH, BRITTON, GOTT

Posted By: K.L. Kittleson
Date: 12/11/2015 at 22:39:27

Frank Beckwith
Died: Nov. 21, 2015

Services:
Memorials Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at Garden View Chapel

Military rites will be conducted at the funeral home by the Waterloo AMVETS Post #19, Evansdale AMVETS Post #31 and the U.S. Marine Corps Honor Detail

Cemetery:
Inurnment in Garden of Memories Cemetery

Memorials:
Wounded Warrior Project: woundedwarriorproject.org

Biography--

Frank Beckwith, 66, of Monticello, died Saturday, November 21, 2015 at his home.

He was born August 10, 1949, in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Morrison and Florence (Britton) Beckwith.

He married Sherrill Gott on November 13, 1970 in Buchanan County. She preceded him in death in 2008.

Frank retired as GySgt after 20 years in the U.S. Marine Corps where he served in the Vietnam Conflict and was awarded a Purple Heart. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Northern Arizona University. He worked as a Corrections Officer for 16 years at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Anamosa.

Survived by: one brother, Martin Hughbanks of Waterloo; one sister, Janet (Ron) Blum of O’Fallon, MO; two sisters-in-law, Senna Ferguson and Elizabeth Gott and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Preceded in death by: his parents.

Source: Kearns Funeral Service, Waterloo, Iowa


 

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