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Cynthia Beckert, 1944-2010
Cynthia Beckert Zimmerman, Class of 1962. A Founding Class Lancer.  See bottom for another 1962 photo.

 

CYNTHIA BECKERT ZIMMERMAN, 66 ROCKFORD - Cynthia Beckert Zimmerman, devoted mother, lover of animals, dedicated teacher, faithful Christian, 66 years young, died peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, surrounded by her four daughters. Born April 7, 1944, in Oakland, Calif., to Theodore and Verna Beckert. She moved to Rockford in the mid-1970s and worked as a teacher in the Rockford Public Schools for 27 years. Survived by her daughters and their spouses, Emily and Rich Dhyanchand, Hilarie and Chris Schach, Tiffany and Bryan Main and Kelsey Scotvold; sister, Linda Sue Gruver; and grandchildren, Isaac, Evy and Margot Dhyanchand, Genevieve Schach and Nicholas Main. Memorial service will be at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Rockford; date and time are pending. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Anam Care, Inc., 8104 Sayer Road, Rockford, IL 61108; or Heartland Hospice, 6885 Vistagreen Way, Rockford, IL 61107. Express condolences online at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from December 25 to December 26, 2010
 

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Dave Meier '62 on July 8, 2012 at 9:42 PM said:

Cynthia you were as nice and kind as you were beautiful. I didn't know you were gone. I wish I could have talked to you one more time. When you smiled you made the whole world feel good. I'll miss you.....Dave

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To see a cute 1962 picture of Cynthia and Marji Wilde modeling bathing suits in the Helios, click here: 

http://www.shspoon.stirsite.com/albums/album_image/3645195/1098114.htm