Elnora R. Beckner, 95, of Bellevue died on Thursday September 5, 2019 at Oaklawn Hospital.
Elnora was born on November 2, 1923 in Battle Creek to Gilbert and Bertha (Brown) Barber. She graduated from Bellevue High School in 1942. On August 21, 1943 she married Eldon Beckner. He preceded her in death on August 11, 2007.
Elnora was a dedicated farm wife and devoted wife and mother. Until her death, Elnora's membership in Bellevue United Methodist Church is one of the longest of all active members. She enjoyed camping, gardening, playing cards with family and friends, daily visits to the Riverside Café, sharing her warmth and witty personality with everyone she came in contact, and most of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons Gilbert (Linda) Beckner formerly of Bellevu, now residing in Athens, Texas and Thomas (Marge) Beckner of Litchfield; and five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a sister Jane Henker.
A graveside service will take place at Bellevue Riverside Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions are requested to Bellevue United Methodist Church. Assistance with memorials is available at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services.