Robert J. Beckman, 84, Jasper

Robert J. Beckman, 84, of Jasper, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at his home. He was born on September 7, 1934 in Jasper to O. Leo and Roselyn (Thyen) Beckman. He married “Marge” Margaret L. Mehringer on February 4, 1984. He was a graduate of Jasper High Class 1952. He was a US Air Force Veteran, serving during the Korean War. He worked at the German American Bank in Jasper for many years, Liberty Building & Loan Association in Jasper and Trust Officer at National Bank & Trust in Wilmington, Ohio. He spent his retirement years working at the Jasper Municipal Golf Course, the Ruxer Golf Course and Walmart. 

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Past Grand Knight and Fourth Degree member of the Jasper Knights of Columbus Council # 1584 and member of the American Legion Post #147.  

He is survived by his wife, Marge Beckman, children of Martha Huther Ferreti Beckman: Lisa Mihalyi and husband, Rob, of Hamilton Twp, NJ, Laura LeClere of Jasper,  son, Greg Beckman and wife, Sue, of Hamilton, NJ; two step-daughters, Alesia Cato and husband, Eric, of Evansville and Andrea Dwyer of Washington, IN; several grandchildren and step-grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters, Jane Chappell and husband, John and Mary Beth “Becky” Beckman both of Jasper; five brothers, David Beckman and wife, Geraldine of Louisville, KY, Richard Beckman and wife, Linda, of Henderson, NV, Bill Beckman and wife, Martha of Denver, CO, Daniel Beckman and wife, Rose, of Greenville, SC and Steve Beckman and wife Terri of Jasper. Preceding him in death are one son, Brian Beckman, brother, Jerry Beckman, and a sister, Kathleen Seufert and brother in law Wayne Seufert.  

Friends may call Saturday at St. Joseph Church in Jasper from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00a.m. mass time.  Burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. American Legion Post # 147 in Jasper will conduct Military Grave Side Rites. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, B.E.S.T. Memorial Trust C/O Old National Bank or to the Boy Scouts of America. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.  

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