Elsie Beckius, 70

Elsie M. Beckius, 70, a lifelong resident of the New Prague area, died on Thursday, July 15, 2004, at Queen of Peace Hospital in New Prague.

Born in Cedar Lake Township on September 9, 1933, Elsie Beckius was a daughter of William and Rose (Mahowald) Svoboda. She attended Scott County District School #48, Most Holy Trinity Catholic School in Veseli, and New Prague High School.

Her marriage to Robert Beckius took place on October 1, 1952, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church in New Market. She was employed in housekeeping at Queen of Peace Hospital in New Prague for 25 years.

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