Martha Mae Beck, 86, of Farmer City, passed away 8:17 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 20, 2017) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.
A private family graveside memorial service will be at a later date at Maple Grove Cemetery, Farmer City. Memorials may be made to Farmer City Food Pantry. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Farmer City, is in charge of arrangements.
Martha was born July 9, 1931, in Bloomington, a daughter of Wayne P. and Verla Trimble Moister. She married Joseph Lloyd Beck on Nov. 19, 1949, in Farmer City. He passed away Nov. 9, 2007.
She is survived by her children, Dan Beck, Marsha (Kenneth) Peters, Patricia (Randy) Harris, and Susan (Dion) Lathrom, all of Farmer City; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Lloyd Beck; parents; and daughter-in-law, Donna Beck.
Martha and her husband farmed together all of their married life.