Elizabeth M. "Betty" Neubeck, 90, went home to be with our Lord, and her beloved husband, William H. "Bill" Neubeck, Jr. on December 4, 2009. She was born of Charles Peterson and Marie, nee Carter, in Minneapolis, MN on May 29, 1919 . Married William in 1936 in Minneapolis, moved to Chicago where they raised their four children and started their company, Melco Engineers. They moved to Phoenix, AZ in 1973 and eventually retired there. Betty and Bill celebrated 66 wonderful years of marriage until his death in 2002. Survived by daughter, Penelope Freeman (Merle); sons, William H. Neubeck, III (Bonnie), Richard F. Neubeck (Kathy), and preceded in death by son Robert C. Neubeck (Deana); she was blessed with eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Family has respected Betty's wishes for cremation and a celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Her loving support will be greatly missed by her entire extended family and friends.
Published in Chicago Tribune on Dec. 13, 2009.