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Brenda M. (Rush) Beckinger

January 16, 1940 ~ February 17, 2018 (age 78)

Brenda M. Beckinger, 78, of West Newton, died Saturday, February 17, 2018.  She was born January 16, 1940, in Smithton, a daughter of the late Kenneth and Edith (Kaylor) Rush.  Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Donald Beckinger; sons, Donald Jr., Randy (Marci), Michael, and Mark; daughters, Sherry (Robert) Smith, Melodie Spaniel, Pamela (John) Biggert, and Lori (Sam) Gearde; 37 grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister, Shirley (Eugene) Corbett; and a brother, Kenneth Rush.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sons, Jeffery and William.  Friends will be received 4-8 pm Wednesday and 2-4 & 6-8 pm Thursday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 901 Vine St. West Newton, where Funeral Services will be held at 11 am Friday.  Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery.  Condolences may be left at

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