Mrs. Beckner worked at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL, before her retirement. Judith enjoyed gardening, cooking for her family, and Sunday drives with her husband. She was a great wife, mother, grandmother with a terrific sense of humor and never met a stranger.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mildred, nee Travous, Scheibel, and a brother-in-law, Charles Wilson.
Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Jack C. Beckner, whom she married on June 18, 1960, at St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL;
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;
three brothers, William (Karen) Scheibel of Newington, CT, Stephen (Tobie) Scheibel of Orchard Lake, MI,
and Jeffrey (Andrea) Scheibel of Cincinnati, OH;
a sister, 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 from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, September 29, 2019, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 30, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 30, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Cari Frus officiating.
Burial will be at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Shiloh, IL.