John Beldin

JOHN C. BELDIN, 87 MARENGO - John C. Beldin, 87, of Marengo, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013. He was born December 15, 1925, in Belvidere to Ralph and Edna (Hastings) Beldin. He graduated from Marengo Community High School and served in the Navy in WWII. 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. For more information, please call the funeral home at 815-568-8131. Online condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Marengo-Union Funeral Home
505 East Grant Highway Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 568-8131

Published in Rockford Register Star from Sept. 28 to Sept. 29, 2013