Enid News and Eagle
Watonga – The funeral for an Margie Beckloff, 85, will be 2 PM Saturday in Watonga First Baptist Church. Dr. Lee Weems will officiate. Burial will be in the Watonga I00F Cemetery. Arrangements are by Wilkinson Mortuary.
She was born June 29, 1916, in Blaine, Montana, to Peter and Bessie Holly Fransen and died Wednesday, February 20, 2002.
She had been a resident of Watonga for more than 50 years. She began teaching school in 1940 and taught in Watonga elementary school from 1941 to 1978.
She graduated from Corn high school and earned her bachelors and masters degrees from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
She was a member of the Extension Homemakers, Watonga Hospital Auxiliary and First Baptist Church of Watonga.
She married M. R. "Shorty" Beckloff in 1947 at Cordell.
Surviving are one son, Stanley of Wichita, Kansas; one daughter, Karen Ann Weems of Pineville, Louisiana; seven grandchildren; and seven great – grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband "Shorty" and one son.
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