Mareta "Frances" Rhodes Beghtol

Obituary of Mareta "Frances" Rhodes Beghtol

Mareta “Frances” Rhodes Beghtol, 94, of Beardstown, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Heritage Health in Beardstown.

She was born February 18, 1923 in New Market, VA, the daughter of Harry Lee and Violet McDowell Holsinger Rhodes. She married Philip J. Beghtol on June 1, 1941 and he preceded her in death on September 29, 1981.

She is survived by twin daughters, P. Jane Kanda of Loveland, CO and F. Jean Onken of Ashland, OR; two grandchildren, Andrea (Troy) Grover of Firestone, CO and Derek (Sarah) Foster of Lakewood, CO; four great-grandchildren, Tessa Mae Grover, Jenna Rose Grover, Olivia Grace Foster and Dylan Curtis Foster, all of Colorado; and one niece Rhonda Holt of Macomb. She was preceded in death by one sister, Edith Pauline Rhodes and one brother, Harry Lee Rhodes, Jr.

Mrs. Beghtol was a graduate of Fountain Green High School (IL) and a member of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown, having served on the church council.

A funeral service will be held 11 AM Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Beardstown with burial at Beardstown City Cemetery. Family will meet friends one hour prior to services at the church.  Memorials are suggested to First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.sagerfuneralhome.com. Sager Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.