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SOUTH NEW BERLIN - Elise M. Beckert, 104, of South New Berlin, passed away on Sept. 23, 2017, at MIB Hospital, Cooperstown.
Elise was born on Nov. 26, 1912, in Yonkers, the daughter of George and Marie (Kohlberger) Rosenfelder. Her early childhood was spent in Yonkers. She later moved to South New Berlin.
On Sept. 15, 1947, she married Edward J. Beckert Jr., who predeceased her on April 28, 1987.
She is survived by her sons, Bruce and Sheila Beckert and James and Penny Beckert, all of South New Berlin; grandchildren, Bryon and Markie Beckert, Erica Beckert and Sherry and Matt Damskov; three great- grandchildren; Ava and Iris Damskov and Aubree Beckert; four stepsons, Brandon Roberts, Kyle and Sharon Roberts, Jonah Roberts and Andrew and Maria Roberts; two step-grandchildren; and one very special niece, Carol Muller.
A memorial service will be held at noon, Saturday, Sept. 30, at the First Baptist Church, South New Berlin, with Pastor Robert Decker officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to the New Berlin or South New Berlin Emergency Squads.
Arrangements are by the Dakin Funeral Home LP, New Berlin.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.dakinfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 24, 2017
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