BECK, BENJAMIN WALDON, CAPT, USMC (RET). Captain Beck passed away on Monday, February 16, 2015. He was laid to rest in the National Cemetery in Santa Fe, New Mexico on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
Captain Beck is a Korean War Veteran and Viet Nam War Veteran. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sophia Beck; his parents Virgil Coy and Mary Lou Beck; his brother, Phillip R. Beck; his nephew Nathan Beck; and grand nephew, Kyle Beck. He is survived by his daughter, Benita Shawn Mitchell and son-in-law, John R. Mitchell; brother, Virgil Leo Beck; sister-in-law, Darlene Beck; and niece, nephews, and grand nieces and grand nephews. He is also survived by his second wife, Sylvia B. Beck (married one year) and her children: Michael Ramirez, Jennifer Allen, and Chris Rivera; and her grand-children: Isabella and Colton Allen; Desma, Davina and David Ramirez. A Rosary Service was held at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Bernalillo, New Mexico on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 7 p.m. A Catholic Church service was held Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Bernalillo, New Mexico at 9 a.m. Burial was held at the Santa Fe National Cemetery with full military honors provided by the United States Marine Corps on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 11:15 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to El Ranchito de Los Ninos, 2 Puesta Del Sol, Los Lunas, New, Mexico 87031.