MARENGO – John C. Beldin, 87, of Marengo, passed away Friday, Sept, 27, 2013. |
He was born Dec. 15, 1925, in Belvidere, to Ralph and Edna (Hastings) Beldin. He graduated from Marengo Community High School and served in the Navy in World War II. He married Gertrude Bauer on April 6, 1947, in Marengo, and they were lifelong Marengo residents.
John worked in the Marengo post office for many years and served as president of the Phantom Regiment Boosters Club.
He is survived by his son, John D. (Colleen) Beldin; his grandson, Johnathan Beldin; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife; his parents; and his sisters, Mary (Bernard) Weaver and Clarice Beldin.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements were handled by Marengo-Union Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.marengo-unionfuneralhome.com.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-568-8131.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Sept. 28, 2013