Lorene Marie Beckmann, 95, of Hermann, MO, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Frene Valley of Hermann Stonebridge.
Lorene was born in Berger, Missouri on January 20, 1924, a daughter of the late John A.C. & Agnes M. (Horstmann) Rohlfing. Lorene’s mother passed away while she was still an infant and her father remarried. She was lovingly raised by her father and her stepmother, Minnie (Harms) Rohlfing.
She was united in marriage to Wesley C. Beckmann on April 27, 1946, at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Hermann, MO. Wesley preceded her in death on April 10, 1985.
Lorene worked for Florsheim Shoe Company for many years. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Hermann, and the Women's Fellowship. She was also a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Eagles Auxiliary and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Lorene loved to read, listen to music and was proud of her African violets! She enjoyed fabric painting and crocheting. She also enjoyed traveling to see her friends in California, as well as sightseeing trips to other parts of the country.
Lorene always had a smile on her face and a kind word for others. Most of all, she loved and cherished being with her family from the oldest to the youngest.
Lorene is survived by two sons, Steven Beckmann, of Hermann, Missouri; and Kenneth Beckmann & wife Marshia, of Columbia, Missouri; by a brother-in-law, Joy Kallmeyer, of Hermann, Missouri, by three grandchildren, Bryan Beckmann & wife Cortney, of Kirksville, Missouri; Kurtis Beckmann & wife Kelli, of Jacksonville, Illinois; and Aaron Beckmann & wife Lindsey, of Ashland, Missouri, by seven great- grandchildren, Brayden, Noah, Elaina, Hannah, Edwyn, Emryc, & Claudia Beckmann, and by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters, Eunice Puchta and Carol Kallmeyer.
Visitation was held Monday, December 2nd at St. Paul United Church of Christ, Hermann, where funeral services followed.
Burial was at Hermann Cemetery. Memorials may be given to St. Paul U.C.C. Choirs, C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.