Thomas W. Beeck, 61, of Cottage Grove, Ore., and formerly of Westfield, died Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006, due to a blood clot following surgery.
Thomas Beeck was born May 26, 1945, in Plymouth County, the son of Edward and Mary (Heubrock) Beeck. He graduated from Westfield High School in 1964. Following his graduation, he was a U.S. Naval airman for 4 1/2 years.
He married Eva Haines of California in 1967. They had one son, Chris, who lives in Cottage Grove.
He spent the last 40 years working as a millwright for Weyerhauser.
Survivors include his wife, Eva and his son, Chris, of Cottage Grove, Ore.; his mother, Mary Turner of Le Mars; sisters, Mary and her husband, Myron Sargisson of Dakota Dunes, S.D., Linda and and Darin Anderson of MItchell, S.D.; and brothers, Edward and Diana of Akron, Michael and his friend, Bobby Kimberlan of Carrollton, Texas, David and his wife, Anne Gruess of Edina, Minn., Steve and his wife, Pam of Le Mars; a stepbrother, Bryon Turner and his wife, Hariett of Fargo, N.D.; a stepsister, Melissa Turner of Woodland, Calif.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Beeck.
There will be no services. The body was cremated.