Share This Obituary
Send Flowers
flowers logo
Barbara G. Beck Godfrey Obituary


Memories & Candles

“A special mass will be offered on your behalf at St. Thomas Church. Love and prayers for all the family. Love, Chuck and Mary Wurth ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Charles and Mary Wurth - Wichita, KS

“Dear Debbie, Greg & Family We wish you loving memories to soften your sorrow and to carry in you hearts always. With our sincere sympathy, ...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Marilyn & Randy - Wichita, KS

“Barbara was a joy for us to know, and we greatly enjoyed knowing Jack and Barbara as a couple in our neighborhood group. Jack, my heart goes out...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Willis - Wichita, KS

“May barbara find everlasting peace with the lord.. My prayers for the family. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Gary adamson - Albuquerque, NM

“Jack, I was so sorry to read this obituary in the Topeka Capital Journal today when I realized it was your wife. I have thought of you so many times...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jeanneane Watson - Topeka, KS

“Laurie, May your family find comfort in knowing she is resting in the hands of God. May He give you and your family strength and peace. God...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Denise Minacapelli - Sealy, TX

“I am so sorry to hear of the loss of you mother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy Garrison

“Laurie, I am so sorry for your loss. May your happy memories help you through difficult times. My thoughts & prayers are with you. Barbara...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Barbara Martin - Anniston, AL

“Laurie and family, Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. With Sympathy, Erika Guerrero ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Erika Guerrero - Sealy, TX

“May the candle shine bright with comfort. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Dahlke - Sealy, TX

“My thoughts are with you. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Dahlke - Sealy, TX


Beck Godfrey, Barbara G., 75, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013. She was born April 5, 1937 to Orlin and Violet (Blanke) Krehbiel in McPherson, KS. Barbara worked as an administrative assistant, most recently at St. Patrick's Parish where she retired after 20 years of service. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading, playing cards, attending antique car shows, and spending time with friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 41 years, Jerome Beck in 1999. Barbara is survived by her husband of 6 years, John "Jack" Godfrey; children, Debora (Greg) Winkler, Steve (Annette) Beck, and Laurie Beck; siblings, Connie (Larry) Hammer and Gary (Kay) Krehbiel; grandchildren, Jeff Wright, Holly Wright, Brett Winkler, Lisa Beck, and Brian Beck; and 4 great-grandchildren. Rosary: Thursday at 7:30 pm. Funeral Mass: 10 am, Friday; both at St. Jude's Catholic Church with entombment following at Resurrection Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Catholic Church, 3030 N Amidon Ave, Wichita, KS 67204 or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S Market, Wichita, KS 67202.