On Thursday morning, Nov. 1, 2012, Ken Beckwith, 63, died peacefully in his home in Las Cruces, N.M., surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Minneapolis, Minn. on March 24, 1949 and lived in Glenwood Springs, Colo. from 1996-2009 He was preceded in death by his father, Owen Beckwith. He is survived by his mother, Elna (Blanchette) Beckwith, his wife, Kathy (Kester) Beckwith, daughters, Tara and Sara Beckwith, granddaughter, Aniya Beckwith (Tara), two brothers, Michael (Trish) Beckwith and James (Sharon) Beckwith, family and friends. Ken graduated from St. Thomas in Minneapolis. He retired from Wells Fargo in 2006 after 27 years. A memorial Gathering in the family's home will be on Nov. 10, 2012 at 4 p.m. in Las Cruces. Please call (575) 522-9954 for directions. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to HHT.org to honor his daughter, Sara, and others living with this genetic disorder. Arrangements are with Getz Funeral Home 1410 E. Bowman Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001. To sign the local online guest book log on to www.GetzCares.com.
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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Nov. 7, 2012