|(Wednesday - September 30, 2020)
- Alwilda (Beck) McConnell, age 83, of Norway, passed away Friday,
September 25, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.
born in Gallitzin, Pennsylvania on June 28, 1937 the daughter of the
late Felix and Alwilda (Edmiston) Beck. She married Louis D. McConnell
on November 8, 1958 at Fort Gordon, in Augusta, Georgia.
lived in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and Arkansas before moving to
Vulcan in 1971.
She worked many years as a floral designer for
Fredricks Floral in Iron Mountain.
Alwilda loved knitting,
crocheting, going to camp, snowmobiling, flea markets and bluegrass
music. In her later years, summers in Pennsylvania and the winters in
Florida was what she looked forward to.
She is survived by her
husband of 61 years Louis; son Allen (Becky Langin) McConnell; 5
grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and a large extended family in
the eastern states.
She was preceded in death by her parents;
sister Aileen Beck and brother Bernard Beck.
In accordance with
her wishes, there will be private family services only.
Condolences to the family of Alwilda may be expressed online at:
Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.