Jack C. Beckner

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Jack C. Beckner, 81, of Belleville, IL, born November 20, 1939, in East St. Louis, IL, died Sunday, April 18, 2021, at Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Mr. Beckner was a printer for the St. Louis Post Dispatch before his retirement. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.

Jack was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Judith A., nee Scheibel, Beckner, whom he married on June 18, 1960, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and who died on September 26, 2019; his parents, Oin and Nellia, nee Parvin, Beckner; three brothers, Lorrell, Wilbur, and Rodney Beckner; a sister, Virginia Tipton; and a sister in infancy, Linda Beckner.

Surviving are two sons, Wade R. Beckner of El Paso, TX, and Dale J. Beckner of Belleville, IL;
a daughter, Teresa J. (James) Lewis of Belleville, IL;
six grandchildren, Susan Williams, Miranda Beckner, Nathanial Beckner, Taylor Lewis, Ethan Lewis, and Noah Lewis;
two sisters, Doris “Maxine” Bosick of Belleville, IL, and Lois Stephens of Ashley, IL;
three brothers-in-law, William (Karen) Scheibel of Newington, CT,  Stephen (Tobie) Scheibel of Orchard Lake, MI, and Jeffrey (Andrea) Scheibel of Cincinnati, OH;
a sister-in-law, Kay Ellen, nee Scheibel, Wilson of Roanoke, VA; and nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.  Standard CDC guidelines, including masks and social distancing, will be observed.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Reverend Cari Frus officiating.

Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.


7 Comments on Jack C. Beckner

Marjorie Goff said : Guest Report Apr 23, 2021 at 9:01 PM

To Cousin Judy and Jack's family, we are so very sorry you've lost Jack. He was a good, good man and so good for Judy. Marjorie Schaefer Goff, Uncle John and Aunt Mardell Schaefer's daughter

  • Bella Vista
  • AR
Landon C Hale said : Guest Report Apr 22, 2021 at 3:25 PM

So sorry about your dad. I was stationed in Germany with your dad and Bob K

  • Spencer
  • TN
Mary and Virgil Campbell said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2021 at 4:35 PM

So sorry to hear about your dad he was a good man. Wish I could be there Saturday but unfortunately I can't my thoughts are with you guys.

  • Belleville
  • Il
Krista Noble said : Guest Report Apr 21, 2021 at 8:43 AM

So sorry to hear about your dads passing. He was a great guy & fun to be around. He will definitely be missed. Hugs & prayers for the whole family.

  • Lyndon
  • Illinois
Jim McGraw said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2021 at 3:20 PM

I met Jack in the fourth grade and went through high school. We graduated from New Era grade school with 4 other kids.We were good friends and will be missed by all. My heart felt condolences to Jack's family.

  • Memphis
  • TN
Jack Kurrelmeyer said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2021 at 11:45 AM

One of the best!! A great to have known him.

  • Owensville
  • Missourione of the
Court & Margaret Lewis said : Guest Report Apr 20, 2021 at 10:18 AM

We're so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing, Teresa. We know it's hard. Our prayers and best wishes are with you and your family.

  • Unicoi
  • TN

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