Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Tuesday, March 28, 2006 at 11:21:09 :
Thursday, October 17, 1968
Funeral for Fred C. Beck, retired school custodian, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Keatonís Mortuary, San Rafael.
Beck, 74, of 43 Greenbrae Boardwalk, Greenbrae, died Tuesday at a Kentfield rest home after a long illness.
He was custodian at Strawberry Point School from its opening in 1952 until his retirement in 1962. Earlier, he was a timekeeper for Bethlehem Steel Co. in San Francisco, a highway construction worker and a quarry worker for the Hutchinson Co. in Greenbrae. A native of California, Beck came to Marin in 1904.
He was a well known hunter and served on t he executive board of the Greenbrae Rod and Gun Club. He was also a member of Mill Valley Lodge 399, Independent Order of Odd Fellows.
He is survived by two sisters, Mrs. H. A. Roberts of San Francisco and Mrs. W. E. Jones of Santa Cruz. Inurnment will be private.
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