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Obituary: Doris Olson Beck

Doris Olson Beck

Doris Olson Beck

Doris Olson Beck, born June 4, 1930, went to be with the Lord July 11, 2015.

She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, teacher and friend to so many.

Doris is survived by children, Elizabeth Joan Aguiar and husband Al Aguiar, Thomas Roland Beck and wife Cheryl J. Beck, Patricia Lind Beck, and John William Beck and wife Marlene Beck; grandchildren, Cassandra Nicole Aguiar, Christopher Thomas Beck, Melissa Grace Beck, Andrea Elizabeth Carter, Julie Elizabeth Beck, Emilie Margaret Beck, Kellie Madeline Beck; great-grandchildren,

John Thomas Beck, Colleen Hazel Beck, Jayden Rome Beck; sister Elizabeth Ruth Olson Boldt; sister-in-law Betty Palmer; and sister-in-law: Martha Olson.

She was a teacher and Librarian for the Humboldt School District in Humboldt, Arizona

Viewing is from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. on July 16, 2015 at Sunrise Funeral Home, 8167 Highway 69, Prescott Valley, Arizona.

Memorial service to be from 11 a.m. to noon, on July 16, 2015 at Robert Road Baptist Church, 5100 N. Robert Road, Prescott Valley, Arizona.

Doris was loved by her family and friends. Her kindness and faith have always been an inspiration. We, her children, called her a saint. She has now gone home to the Lord, and though we miss her, her life has shown us how to treat our children, and all those with whom we come into contact. It is our prayer that those who are reading this may understand that she was a spectacular woman, the first woman to graduate from Texas A & I with a degree in Chemical Engineering, also being the first in her family to receive a degree in higher education. She went on to marry and have four children, then to achieve her Master of Library Science from Wayne State University, and to work in the public school system for both the State of Michigan and the State of Arizona until retirement. Doris was a member of the Library Board for the City of Prescott Valley, Arizona. She was a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International. Additionally, she volunteered in community events for local churches as supported her faith.

In honor of her faith and our love for our Mother, Proverbs 31:28 is appropriate, "Her children rise up and call her blessed."

Arrangements entrusted to Sunrise Funeral Home.

Information provided by survivors.

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