Lillian Pauline Beckman, 91, of Bethalto, passed away at 4:50 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Integrity Healthcare in Wood River.
She was born in Gipsy, Mo., on Aug. 23, 1924, the daughter of William McKinle and Minnie Irene (Younger) Withers.
She married Alfred Gobble and he preceded her in death in 1981. Later she married Narvel W. Beckman on Oct. 29, 1987, in Marble Hill, Mo. He preceded her in death Oct. 27, 2006.
Lillian worked on the assembly line for Bussman Fuse until her retirement.
She is survived by a son, Alfred W. Gobble of Bethalto; stepchildren, Narvel W. and Karen Beckman Jr. of St. Louis and Missouri, Joan D. and Robert Plummer of Union, Mo.; grandchildren, Greg Gobble, Aron Gobble and Jenny Modlin; stepgrandchildren, Laura Beckman of St. Louis and Lindsey Beckman of Kansas City, Mo.; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, June Satterfield of Glen Haven and Brenda and Phillip Michael Yates of Moro; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands and a brother, Lindell Withers.
Visitation will be from 9:30 until services at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Pastor Jon Sander officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.