Arvilla A. Beccue

Arvilla A. Beccue, 93, of Altamont passed away peacefully at 10:02 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2019 at HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, Effingham.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 6 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altamont with Rev. Dr. James F. Wright officiating. Burial followed at Immanuel Cemetery. Visitation was at 5-7 p.m, Friday, April 5 at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont and for one hour prior to service time at the church. Memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Arvilla was born on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 1925 in the Bethlehem community in rural Altamont to William and Matilda (Zander) Trost. She was baptized into her faith in Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Oct. 25, 1925, by Rev. F.W Brockman and was confirmed on April 2, 1939 by Rev. Martin Potts. She married Clarence William Beccue on Feb. 14, 1953 in Mattoon, and he preceded her in death in 1994. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altamont.

She is survived by three sons, Dale Beccue and his wife Shelby of Forest, Va., Dennis Beccue of Tulsa, Okla., and Dean Beccue and his wife Donna of Spring, Texas; two grandchildren, Derek Beccue of San Marcos, Texas, and Lauren Beccue of Washington, D.C.; and many nieces and nephews.

Arvilla was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brothers, Carl and wives Irene and Laverne Trost, Raymond and wife Eileen Trost, and one brother in infancy; and two sisters, Eleonore and husband Arthur Winter, and Wilma Trost-Reich.

Arvilla was a faithful member of her Lutheran churches. She loved children, and children loved her company. She hosted many birthday, holiday, and special occasion parties and enjoyed sitting for many nieces, nephews, great-nieces/nephews, and grandchildren. She also enjoyed playing cards with friends, spending holidays with family and visiting with neighbors.

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