Dorothy L. (Stearns) Beck (1927 - 2012)


Dorothy L. Beck, 85, of Herrick, died at 8:25 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, at her residence.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Herrick Baptist Church in Herrick, with Jay Huddleston officiating. Burial will be in Myers Cemetery in Herrick Township, Shelby County. Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at the church.Memorials: Children's Miracle Network or Shriners' Hospitals for children. Wallace-Carroll Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at
Mrs. Beck was born on Saturday, April 16, 1927, in Aurora, the daughter of Charles L. and Lillian Griesmann Stearns. She married Junior Lee Beck in Aurora on April 5, 1947; he died on Sept. 20, 1985.
She is survived by daughters, Vicki and her husband David Rhoades, and Lori Black and companion Gary Pope, both of Herrick; and son, Randy "Guru" Beck and his wife Teresa of Herrick.
Published in The Leader-Union from Jan. 15 to Jan. 23, 2013