June 3, 1947 - September 14, 2014


Nancy Beck, age 67, of Clear Lake passed away September 14, 2014 at her home. Funeral services celebrating the life of Nancy will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 20th at Trinity Lutheran Church (449 West Broadway) in Monticello. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Monticello. Service with Dignity provided by Foley Funeral Home.

Nancy Jean Beck was born June 3, 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of William and Shirley (Sanderson) Fix. On June 17, 1971, she was united in marriage with Duane Beck at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in St. Louis Park. The couple spent their early married years living in Hopkins and Mound while Nancy cared for their two children. She spent 20 years working as a cytology technician for Methodist hospital while living in Hanover. Most recently the couple made their home in rural Clear Lake. Nancy enjoyed flower gardening and reading, but her true joy in life was spending time with her family, especially her six grandchildren. She looked forward to lunch outings with her sisters and cousins and enjoyed annual Holiday gatherings.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Charlotte Rickard. She is survived by her husband, Duane of Clear Lake; son Duane of Brooklyn Park; daughter Angie Beck of Clear Lake; grandchildren: Savanna Beck, Samuel Beck, Cameron Fisher, Chloe Fisher, Cooper Fisher and Carter Fisher; siblings: Gary Fix of St. Louis Park, Bruce (Patty) Fix of Lakeville, Beverly (Doug) Thompson of Prior Lake and Donna (David) Gries of Brooklyn Park; as well as many other relatives and friends.