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Melvin Otto Beccue

October 20, 1927 January 7, 2020
Melvin Otto Beccue
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Melvin was born October 20, 1927 in rural Mound township, Effingham County the son of Edward Wilhelm Ferdinand and Augusta Maria Caroline Stuemke Beccue. On February 23, 1963 he married Freda Mae Haseley at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Vandalia, Illinois. Melvin was a veteran of the United States Navy, fireman second class, serving his country from November 30, 1945 to October 2, 1947. He was a milk distributor serving Carl Schroeder Dairy, Litchfield Dairy and lastly Prairie Farms Dairy for over 35 years. He also served Mound Township for 32 years in various capacities, a volunteer member of the Altamont Fire Department for five years. He was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where he held several offices as on the Christian Board of Education, envelope committee, and a church usher. Melvin was an avid bowler and a St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan, as well as enjoying Nascar racing. He mostly treasured being with his family and friends.

Melvin is survived by his wife Freda of Altamont. 2-Sons: Darren Beccue of Altamont and Douglas (wife, Cris) Beccue of Bucharest, Romania. 2-Daughters: Rhonda (husband, Dan) DeFrank of McClellandtown, Pennsylvania and Cindy (husband, Mark) Vail of Altamont. 5-Grandchildren: Daniel and DeAnna DeFrank, Catelyn and Corey Vail and Lucas Beccue, and sister-in-law: Mrs. Lucille Beccue of Altamont; Several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, 2 Brothers: Clarence (wife, Arvilla) Beccue and Harold Beccue; Sister Hilma (husband, Albert) Schroeder.


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Visitation

Friday

10

Jan

4:00 PM 1/10/2020 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/10/2020 7:00:00 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411

Visitation hours also at 10:00am Saturday before service

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 E Division St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

11

Jan

11:00 AM 1/11/2020 11:00:00 AM
Immanuel Lutheran Church

203 E Division St
Altamont, IL 62411

Immanuel Lutheran Church
203 E Division St Altamont 62411 IL
United States

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Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery Final Resting Place
United States

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