Olga Lucille "Jess" BeckOctober 6th, 2019
Olga Lucille "Jess" Beck, 95, died Friday, October 4, 2019, at Maple Wood Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Springfield. She was born July 25, 1924 in Farmington, Missouri, a daughter of Otto and Edith J. (Korber) Jespersen. She was married March 8, 1947 in Farmington to Dr. William J. Beck who preceded her in death. She was a lifetime member and past president of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority. She was also active in the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary, First Christian Church ladies circle, Cherry Street Workers and T.R.O.A. Auxiliary. Survivors include Michael W. Beck, Spring Hill, Florida, and Ronald G. Beck, Springfield, Missouri; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. One son, James L. Beck died in 1962. Family and friends will be received from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Funeral service will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, October 12, 2019, at Houser-Millard Funeral Directors. Interment will follow at Hillview Memorial Gardens in Farmington. Expressions of sympathy can be made to American Kidney Foundation or American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109, (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.