Jeanette S. Beck

Feb. 24, 1930 - Feb. 6, 2018


Jeanette S. Beck, 87, Altoona, died Tuesday afternoon at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness.

She was born at Loop Station, Holli­daysburg, daughter of the late Lloyd A. and Margaret (Cunningham) Smith. On June 7, 1952, she married Kenneth L. Beck at Hollidaysburg, and he preceded her in death in June 1999.

Surviving are a daughter, Elaine (Tim) Loupe of Altoona; a son, David (Kevin) Beck; two granddaughters: Jessica (Pat) McKinney of Altoona and Jenna (Kenny) Dodson of Lititz; a grandson, Timothy D. Loupe of Altoona; and three great-grandchildren: Alana, Hannah and Connor.

She was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters.

Jeanette was a 1948 graduate of Hollidaysburg High School. She worked at Penn Furniture and in the Altoona City clerk’s office.

She was a member of First Church of Christ, Altoona, and Chim Rocks Squares. She enjoyed Bible study and spending time with family, fellow square dancers and many other friends.

Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juniata, and from 10 until the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at First Church of Christ, Juniata Gap, Pastor John Collins officiating. Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood.