|Birth: ||Aug. 3, 1936|
|Death: ||Jan. 8, 2011|
Thomas E. Beetem 74 of Holts Summit died Saturday January 8, 2011 at the Capital Region Medical Center.
He was born August 3, 1936 in Madison Ind. the son of Luther Franklin Beetem and Elizabeth Donnelly Beetem Holwager.
On March 1, 1958 in Indianapolis Ind. he was married to Nela Helen Edwards who survives.
He was a 1958 graduate of the Purdue University School of Pharmacy and was a member of Phi Delta Theta. He was the owner and operated of several drug stores in Jeffferson City, Missouri, and was recognized as a pioneer in the area of computerization, infusion care, and long term care services. He served as a consulant pharmacist to over 30 nursing homes across the state as well as to the state of MO. He was a member of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists and the Missouri Retailers Assn.
He enjoyed NCAA Basketball, Cardinal Baseball, feeding his birds, and tending to his garden. Most of all he enjoyed bragging about his kids and grandkids.
He is also survived by his son, John Beetem and wife Jane and two children, Libby and Shelby of Jefferson City; his daughter, Julie Ann Beetem of Pennsylvania; and, his son, Dan Beetem and wife Judy and two children, Julian and Molly of Ohio; his sister, Anne Vayhinger and husband Phil of Florida; as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Robert Beetem and sister, Mary Jane Beetem Irwin.
Visitation will be at Freeman Mortuary from 4-7p.m. Wednesday January 12, 2012.
Luther Franklin Beetem (1901 - 1960)
Elizabeth Agnes Donnelly Holwager (1907 - 1996)
Mary Jane Irwin (1931 - 1965)*
Thomas E Beetem (1936 - 2011)
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
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Record added: May 03, 2011
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