Marengo – John C. Beldin, 87, of Marengo, passed away Friday, September 27, 2013.
He was born December 15, 1925 in Belvidere to Ralph and Edna (Hastings) Beldin. He graduated from Marengo Community High School and served in the Navy in WWII. He married Gertrude Bauer on April 6, 1947 in Marengo, and they were lifelong Marengo residents. John worked in the Marengo Post Office for many years and served as President of the Phantom Regiment Boosters Club.
He is survived by his son, John D. (Colleen) Beldin; his grandson, Johnathan Beldin; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, and his sisters, Mary (Bernard) Weaver and Clarice Beldin.
A memorial service will be at 11am on Saturday, November 2 at the First Baptist Church, 320 E. Washington St., Marengo.
Arrangements were handled by Marengo-Union Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.marengo-unionfuneralhome.com.
For more information, please call the funeral home at 815-568-8131.