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Joan M. Becks

November 2, 1932 January 27, 2013
Joan M. Becks
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PEORIA – Joan M. Becks, 80, of Peoria, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at Florida South Hospital in Orlando, FL. Joan was born on November 2, 1932 in Pekin to Luther Vernon and Jerry Louise (Morris) Lewis. She married William V. Becks Jr. on September 26, 1953 in Peoria. He survives. She is also survived by two sons, Greg Becks (Mary Reynolds) of Pekin and Victor (Sue) Becks of Morton. She was preceded in death by three brothers and one grandson, Tyler Becks. Upon graduation from Pekin High School, Joan attended St. Francis School of Nursing. She was co-owner of Becks Florist from where she retired. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and the IVY Club. She loved sewing and quilting. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 1, 2013 at Resurrection Mausoleum. Father Luke Poczworowski will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary. An additional visitation will be 30 minutes prior to the Mass at the mausoleum. Entombment will be in Resurrection Mausoleum. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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