Merritt Beckman
Merritt Beckman 
Of Mt. Vernon Died
At Age 65

Merritt Beckman, 65, Route 1, died 5:51 p.m. Jan. 22, 1991, at 
St. Louis University Hospital.

Mr. Beckman was a farmer until retirement.

He was born Nov. 17, 1925, in Jefferson County, a son of 
Joe V. and Lucy M. (Wells) Beckman.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Hughey Funeral Home with Grant Hawkins 
officiating.  Burial will follow at South Hickory Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Mr. Beckman is survived by four sisters, Vereta, Evalena, and Ramona Beckman and 
Glodene Goble, all of Mt. Vernon; two nieces, Rosella Mooney of Mt. Vernon and 
JoAnn Abrams of Ina; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Mr. Beckman was an Army veteran of World War II who enlisted Jan 19, 1944, and 
was discharged Jan. 17, 1946.  He was a member of South Hickory Hill Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Calvin Beckman.

Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Jan 22, 1991
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans

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