February 8, 1958 - December 1, 2014


Memorial Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Stanley C. Beck, 56, of St. Cloud will be at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Christ Church Newman Center in St. Cloud. Stan passed away on Monday, December 1, 2014 at the St. Cloud Hospital with family by his side from complications of a stroke. Reverend Anthony Oelrich will officiate. Burial will be with his father in Greenwood Cemetery in Warren.
Visitation will begin at 12 Noon on Saturday at the Newman Center. Arrangements are with Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Stan was born on February 8, 1958 in Moorhead, Minnesota to Ernest and Darlene (Smiley) Beck. He graduated from Warren High School in 1976 and from trade school 1987. He married Cynthia Wosmek in Glencoe in 1983. They were married for 21 years and raised two children. Stan’s employment went from A to Z, working as an architectural draftsman all the way to driving Zamboni. Stan was most recently employed at Panther Arms DPMS. He was a member of the Newman Center.

Stan was very involved with Central Minnesota Koinonia, Residents Encountering Christ and Beginning Experience. He began as a participant in Koinonia and was currently directing retreats.
In the summer you would find him riding his Honda VTX and in the winter being Santa at the mall. His other passions included hunting, music and karaoke.

Stan is survived by his children, Paul (Amanda) and Nichole Beck (Steph Hamel) both of Eden Prairie; significant other, Renee Willhite of Sauk Centre; former spouse, Cindy (Gregg) Smith of Mounds View; mother, Darlene Beck of Roseau; siblings, Jim (Jan) of Casa Grande, AZ, Mike (Holly) of Bismarck, ND, Don (Deb) of Grand Forks, ND, Ginny Westberg (Dave Kujava) of Warren, Janice (Nima) Mostofi of Roseau; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernest in 2010; and brother-in-law, Lowell Westberg in 2008.

Memorials are preferred.