Michael R. Beck

1963 ~ 2012


MICHAEL R. BECK 48 years, of Decatur, Nebraska, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Harrison County, Iowa.

Mike was born November 12, 1963, in Oakland, Nebraska, to Morris and Dorothea (Christensen) Beck. He attended Elm Creek Elementary School near Decatur until the sixth grade. He then attended school in Lyons, graduating from Lyons High School in 1982.

Mike worked on the family farm with Morris and also was employed at D & S Tire Company in West Point. He then drove truck for Larson Transfer in Oakland and was currently working for Bromm Cattle Company near Craig, Nebraska.

Mike enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He liked to drive truck, farm, ride horses; as well as go to rodeos and country music concerts

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law and grandparents.

Survivors include his sisters, Vanessa Strom (special friend, Gerry Gerch) of Oakland, Joanne (Wade) Callahan of Fremont, NE; four nephews, Chris (Katherine) Strom of Caribou, ME, Dustyn Peterson, Austin  and Brennan Callahan  all of Fremont;  two  nieces, Jessica Peterson of Fremont, Molly (Jesse) Hansen of Bancroft, NE; two great nephews, Marshall Strom and Daltyn Hansen; several aunts, uncles and cousins; a host of friends and his best buddy “Blue”.


FUNERAL SERVICE: Wednesday, July 25, 2012, 10:00 a.m. at the Memorial United Methodist Church, in Lyons, Nebraska

VISITATION: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 6 - 8 p.m. with the family receiving friends at Pelan Funeral Home in Lyons. Visitation will also be held Wednesday at the church one hour prior to the service.

BURIAL: Lyons Cemetery

MEMORIALS: To the family

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