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Ferne L. Beckort

Ferne L. Beckort, 93, Laconia, died Monday, April 21, at Harrison Health and Rehab Centre in Corydon.
A native of Elizabeth, born April 23, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Grace Russell Pitman.
She was a member of Laconia Presbyterian Church, Royal Neighbors, Order of Eastern Star in Corydon, the Women’s Society and a homemaker’s club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Beckort.
Survivors include a son, Paul Beckort of Laconia; two daughters, Marilyn Lee of Jeffersonville and Betty Tufts of Hilton Head, S.C.; two sisters, Madalyn Eckart of Corydon and Sarah Davis of Christney; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, April 23, from 2 to 9 p.m. and Thursday, April 24, after 8 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Thursday, April 24, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Brian Beckort, Keith and David Lee, Don Allen, Andrew Breckenridge and Alex Utecht.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Laconia Presbyterian Church or American Cancer Society.