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Robert Morris "Bobby" Beckman
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1935
Baker
Fallon County
Montana, USA
Death: Jan. 10, 2009
Parker
La Paz County
Arizona, USA

Published: Bozeman Daily Chronicle, MT
January 26, 2009

Obituary Robert Morris Beckman passed away Saturday, January 10th in Parker, AZ.
He was born the youngest of nine children on January 5th, 1935 in Baker, MT to Alick and Mabel Beckman. He moved to Kinsey, MT as a young child and graduated from Custer County High School in Miles City, MT in 1953. He married Wilma Pope (of Miles City) in June 1958 and had one child (Eric) together. He spent his career in the Soil Conservation Service working in many Montana area offices before moving to Bozeman in 1986 and retiring in 1994. Along the way he took two breaks to work with the US AID organization in Swaziland, Africa. While there he worked as a Civil Engineer helping to design and implement irrigation community water systems. Survivors include his wife Wilma, his son Eric, his sister Betty (Ben) Hansen of Miles City, his sister-in-law Emma Beckman of Miles City, his Brother Wayne (/Charlotte) Beckman of Tacoma, WA, his sister-in-law Maxine Beckman of Tacoma, his sister-in-law Barbara (Butch) Armstrong of Kalispell, MT and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial was held in Quartzsite, AZ where he spent his winters enjoying the weather, playing his accordion and relaxing with friends. 
 
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 Parents:
  Aleck Berton Beckman (1881 - 1963)
  Mabel Geving Beckman (1896 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Eric Allan Beckman (1971 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alvin Morris Beckman (1915 - 1934)*
  Claude Allen Beckman (1917 - 1986)*
  Bernard Gale Beckman (1918 - 1988)*
  Stanley Irvin Beckman (1921 - 2008)*
  Betty Lou Beckman Hanson (1923 - 2016)*
  Ruth Irene Beckman Haun (1925 - 1993)*
  Ivamae B. Beckman Boswell (1927 - 1990)*
  Robert Morris Beckman (1935 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Roberta DeBoor
Record added: Feb 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65786004
 


- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Oct. 24, 2014
Blessing to my "Beckman" family.
- Roberta "Ness" DeBoor
 Added: Mar. 8, 2012
 
 
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