Mary "Ellie" Beckloff (nee: Forrest), 82, of Elyria , died July 14, 2007 at her home. She was born, January 8, 1925, in Elyria, where she has been a life long resident and was a 1943 graduate of Elyria High School. She was employed in the food industry for 36 years, retiring from Fazio's in Oberlin in 1987. She was a member of Elyria American Legion Post 12 Auxiliary and the Elyria V.F.W. No. 1079 Auxiliary. She enjoyed bowling, swimming, golf and traveling.
Ellie is survived by her husband of 36 years, Harold A. Beckloff; daughters, Barbara (Anthony) Carpinelli of Cape Coral, FL, Laura Potts of Ashland; son, Allan Forrest of Elyria; daughter-in-law, Joy Beckloff of Elyria; thirteen grandchildren; and thirteen great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by sons, Richard Beckloff in 1993 and Thomas Beckloff in 1999.
Visitation will be Monday, 5 P.M. to 8 P.M. at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria. A funeral service will be Tuesday, 11 A.M. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.