Max Riley Beck, 87

Max Riley Beck, 87, of Chelsea, passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Funeral Services will be held Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama. Interment will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo. Visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Doris, of Chelsea; four sons, Richard Beck, of Topeka, Kan., Thomas (Colleen) Beck, of Bettendorf, Merlyn Beck, of Ames, and Bruce (Yadira) Beck, of Chelsea; two daughters, Marcia (Todd) Pedersen, of Marion, and Tamara (Darren) Bennett, of Grayson, Ga.; 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ila Jean Bratton, of Toledo, Lavonne Cherveny, of Toledo, and Sherry Lathorp, of Illinois; one brother, Timothy Beck, of Toledo; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial fund has been established.