Nancy A. Beck, age 51, of Columbus, Nebraska died Thursday February 14, 2002 at Immanuel Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Funeral Services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday February 16, 2002 at Highland Park Evangelical Free Church with Reverend Mike Neely officiating. Burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery - rural Bellwood, Nebraska. Visitation is 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Friday at McKown Funeral Home and from 9:00 a.m. until service time Saturday at Church.
Nancy was born September 28, 1950 in Columbus, to LeRoy and Ellen (Brockman) Poeffel. At the age of 15 she worked as a nurses aid at St. Mary's Hospital. She graduated from Columbus High School in 1968. Nancy married Eugene Beck on January 4, 1969 in Columbus, Nebraska. She continued her education at Central Community College Platte Campus graduating in 1971 with her nursing degree. She then graduated Summa Cum Laude and received Sigma Tau National Nursing Society Honors with her bachelors degree in 1992 from Midland Lutheran College. Nancy was currently working towards her masters degree. She was previously employed as RN Director of Nursing at Osceola Good Samaritan Center and Director of Nursing at St. Jospeh Villa in David City. She was a member of the Nebraska Foster Care Review Board. Nancy was currently employed at Midland Lutheran College in Fremont as a clinical instructor in the nursing department. She was a lifetime resident of Columbus and also was a member of the Highland Park Evangelical Free Church in Columbus.
She is Survived By:
Husband Eugene Beck of Columbus, NE
Mother Ellen Brockmanof Rockport, TX
Daughter Amy (Dave) Mazankowski of Columbus, NE
Daughter Erin Beck of Denver, CO
Brother Duane (Chris) Poeffel of Columbus, NE
Sister Cheryl (Tom) Smith of Columbus, NE
Grandchildren Ashley & Amber Mazankowski of Columbus, NE
Preceded By :Father LeRoy H Poeffel
Memorials are directed to the Donors Choice