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 Donald Glen Beckum

Donald Glen Beckum

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Death 4 Mar 1995 (aged 54)
Burial Chatham, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
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Donald G. Beckum, 54, of Divernon died Saturday at Doctors Hospital in Springfield, IL.

He was born Jan. 18, 1941, in Springfield, the son of Roscoe and Jessie Dickins Beckum.

Mr. Beckum was a resident of Divernon for five years, formerly living in Chatham. He had worked as a farmer, truck driver, freight hauler and a cook for the National Guard and restaurants.

He was a member of the VFW in Chatham, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the early 1960s and in the National Guard.

Survivors: five sisters, Mrs. Carl (Juanita) Rutherford, Mrs. John (Seri) Rutherford, and Mary Beckum, all of Springfield, Mrs. Herbert (Gloria) Karrick of Bulpitt and Mrs. Robert (Donna) Parsley of Springdale, Ark.; a stepsister, Mrs. Bob (Helen) Jordoun of California; three brothers, Bill Livingston of Florida, and John Livingston and Virgil Beckum, both of Springfield; and several nieces, nephew, and cousins.

Services: Staab Funeral Home, Rev. Dan Cole officiating. Burial: Chatham Memorial Cemetery, Chatham.

State Journal-Register(Springfield, IL) - March 6, 1995


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  • Added: 23 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27763454
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Glen Beckum (18 Jan 1941–4 Mar 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27763454, citing Chatham Memorial Cemetery, Chatham, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by BjJ (contributor 46902476) .