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340 East Prien Lake Road
LAKE CHARLES, LA 70601
Phone: 337-656-2628
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Lois Bekkerus

Lois Dickenson Bekkerus

Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Obituary

Lois Dickenson Bekkerus, age 98, died on the 19th of April 2019 at Walnut Village Continuing Care Retirement Center in Anaheim, California.

Lois was a native of Virginia and had lived with her husband Bernherd and her daughter Becky in Lake Charles, La. since 1960. She was retired from Calcasieu Parish School Board, was an active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Lake Charles, and participated with her daughter Becky in the Special Olympics for many years.

Her greatest joys in life were her family, church, travel and friends. She loved to share family stories of adventure camping in their van, living in Hungary, and walking on the Great Wall of China. Her husband and daughter were always by her side.

About eight years ago, after Bernherd died, Lois and her beloved daughter, Becky, moved to Anaheim, California.

Lois was cremated and buried next to her husband in Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood, Virginia. A memorial service in Lois’ memory will be conducted on Sunday, July 21, 4:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1620 East Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70601. The Rev. Tim Norris will officiate. All cards of condolence can be sent to Becky Bekkerus at 891 S. Walnut, Apt. 21, Anaheim, California 92602.
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  • Service

    Sunday, July 21st, 2019 | 4:00pm
    When
    Sunday, July 21st, 2019 4:00pm
    Location
    Saint Paul Lutheran Church
    Address
    1620 E. Prien Lake Road
    Lake Charles, LA 70601
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  • Interment

    Location
    Temple Hill Memorial Park, Castlewood, Virginia
    Address
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Posted at 01:42pm
Please accept my most sincere sympathy for the death of your loved one. We can find comfort in the word of God because it assures us that "there is going to be a resurrection" (Acts 24:15).  God promises to give life back to millions of people who have died, and he desires to do so very soon.

We know this from what a servant of God from the past, Job, asked God: “If a man dies, can he live again?  I will wait all the days of my compulsory service (death) until my relief comes.   You (Jehovah) will call, and I (Job) will answer you. You will long for the work of your hands." (Job 14:14, 15) God is longing to give life back to those who have died.

Perhaps these words do not calm your pain but we are certain that God will resurrect all those who demonstrate faith in the sacrifice of His son, Jesus Christ. Reflecting on the divine promises found in the Bible will give you the hope and strength to keep going until all of God’s promises are fulfilled.  May these words bring you and your family much comfort from Jehovah God, the God of all comfort (2 Corinthians 1: 3, 4). 
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