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Ella Mae Clifron, Anderson, Hammer, Beck 1892-1982


Posted By: Sharon K HESEBECK (email)
Date: 1/27/2024 at 14:40:21

Funeral services for Mrs. Ella Beck of Spencer will be held today, Tuesday, September 14, at 2:30 p.m. from the Warner Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Spencer
Mrs. Beck died Saturday, September 11, 1982 at the Spencer Municipal Hospital. She was 90
Ella Mae Clifton was born March 22, 1892 near Homer, Illinois, the fourth child of George Andrew and Evaline (Hedges) Clifton. In 1895 the Clifton family moved to Clay County and settled near Everly, later moving to Moneta where they had purchased a farm. Ella graduated from Everly High School and began teaching at age 17.
She was married to Ernest Anderson in 1918
A school teacher for many years, Ella also worked capably at many jobs, among them were an oil station attendant, tombstone salesman, life insurance salesman and after the death of her second husband, Berl Hammer, she started a dress shop in Spencer. She later moved to Emmetsburg, building a larger bridal and dress selection in her shop
Ella sold the business in 1957 to return to college and renew her teaching certificate. She taught in Hartley for several years and then taught the special education classes in Spencer until she was married to Fred Beck on August 10, 1966. Ella taught school for a total of 39 years
Mrs. Beck is survived by her husband, Fred a resident of Long House in Spencer; a son Jack LeRoy Anderson of Mason City; six grandsons; two great grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Lloyd (Lottie) LaDow of Emmetsburg.
The Reporter, Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, Iowa, Tuesday, September 14, 1982


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