Roger C. Beck Family of Merrick County, Nebraska

A History of Merrick County, Nebraska to 1895

Roger Beck and Mildred John Beck, born in Merrick and Valley Counties respectively, married on March 12, 1949, in Lexington, Nebraska. They initially farmed near Clarks, Nebraska, before purchasing acreage in Clarks in 1954 and later moving to Holt County in 1962. They were active in 4-H, church, and community events. They settled east of Central City in 1964, continuing their farming and horse interests. They raised three children—John, Jerry, and Charlene—and have three grandchildren. The Becks enjoyed family gatherings, community involvement, and travel, marking their life with memorable holidays and activities.