Arlene Lucille Beck, 92, of Rockton died at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday, October 03, 2012 in Pioneer Court. Born February 19, 1920 in Beloit, Wisconsin to Mr. and Mrs. Clifford and Hattie (Smith) Ellis. Lifelong resident of the Rockton area, except when she resided in North Carolina for several years. She married Forrest Beck in Rockton, IL on October 10, 1941. She was employed by the Rockton school system as a teacher. She was a former member of the Rockton United Methodist Church and currently was a member of The River of Life United Methodist Church. Arlene and her husband Forrest were active in Stephen Ministries. She enjoyed sewing and needle work. Arlene received her bachelor’s degree in education from Northern Illinois Teachers College. \r\r\n\r\r\nShe is survived by her daughter, Jan (Loren) Floto of Rockton; son, Frederick Beck of Apex, North Carolina; son-in-law, Gary (Beverly) Baldwin; grandchildren, Mary Beth Baldwin, Gary Dean (Marie) Baldwin, Aimee Floto, Ellen (Luis) Diaz, Elizabeth (Chris) Kornelis, and Joseph Floto; great grandchildren, Madison Baldwin, Jessica Baldwin, Emmanuel Diaz, Gabriel Diaz, and Thomas Kornelis; brother, Russell (Carol) Ellis; nephew, Jeff (Cindy) Ellis; niece, Vicki (Kevin) Engelking; nephew, Timothy Ellis; nephew, James (Jane) Ellis; and great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; husband; daughter, Paula Baldwin; and two brothers Warren and Victor Ellis. \r\r\n\r\r\n Memorial ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 9, 2012 in The River of Life United Methodist Church, 511 Public Ave., Beloit, Wisconsin, with Rev. David Carlson pastor of The River of Life United Methodist Church officiating. Private burial in Rockton Township Cemetery at a later date. Cremation rites to be accorded. Visitation will be held Tuesday, October 9, 2012 in the church from 10:00 a.m. to service time. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Beloit Regional Hospice, 655 3\r\r\n\r\r\nrd\r\r\n\r\r\n Street #200 Beloit, WI 53511 or to Macktown Historical Society, P.O. Box 566 Rockton, IL 61072.