The Washington Times-Herald


April 6, 2012

Henry Beckman

Nov. 5, 1947 - April 5, 2012

JASPER — Henry L. Beckman, 64, passed away at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. Born Nov. 5, 1947, in Celestine, he was the son of Anthony and Alvina (Seger) Beckman. He retired from Stylemasters Furniture, a division of Kimball International, where he had worked for many years, and previously had worked for Hoosier Desk Company in Jasper. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, Celestine Community Club, and Jasper Moose Lodge No. 1175. He enjoyed cooking, playing cards, planting flowers and playing with his two dogs. He is survived by his wife, Constance J. “Connie” (Kluesner) Beckman, whom he married July 1, 1973, in Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper; five sisters, Sarah Beckman of Hamilton; Ruth (Thomas) Buechlein of Fort Mill, S.C., Elizabeth Beckman of Celestine, Linda Sue (Vincent) Schroering of Celestine, and Mary (Fred) Lampert of Celestine; four brothers, Michael Beckman of Charleston, S.C., Bernard Beckman of Earlham, Iowa, Thomas L. Beckman of Celestine, and Victor Beckman of Celestine; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Beckman. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper. Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or to the Dubois County Humane Society or to a favorite charity.

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