King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – Carol T. Beckman, 80, of Fort Madison

Carol T. Beckman, 80, of Ft. Madison passed away on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 2:15 PM at her home.


She was born on March 8, 1939 in Quincy, IL to Dr. Ralph and Winifred Potter Thesen.  Carol was an Electrologist for forty years and was formerly employed by Arroway Labs in Los Angeles, CA She also was co-owner of an aquarium shop in Quincy named End of the Line. Carol moved to Ft. Madison in 1992 after falling and getting a back injury.  She loved animals and contributed to many children’s and animal charities. Her favorite hobby was playing cards.

   She is survived by her companion, Shirley Rodhouse of Ft. Madison and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

   A private burial will be held in Oakland Cemetery.  King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements and online condolences may be left at  

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