Wallace K. Beck Jr., 73, of Fredericksburg, Md., died July 2 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Born in Hilo, he was retired from General Electric, a U.S. Army veteran and loved Hawaii, its music, competitive sports and ‘ohana. Celebration of life Saturday (Aug. 25) at Hilo Municipal Course Banquet Room. Aloha and golf attire. Public, but please RSVP to Kealii at 854-4384 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Survived by wife, Rose M. Beck; children, Wallace K. “Kealii” Beck III, Lacia K. Benson, John Anthony Dangler, Rose Davis and Mike Dangler; 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
If there were any bells or whistles that came with being the first coach to bring a state football championship to the Big Island, Kaeo Drummondo’s not showing them off.