The Washington Times-Herald

December 18, 2012

Theresa Beckman

April 28, 1932 - Dec. 18, 2012


Washington Times-Herald

ODON — Theresa L. Beckman, 80, died at 1:34 a.m. Tuesday at Daviess Community Hospital. Born April 28, 1932, in Ahmeek, Mich., she was the daughter of Charles and Rosanna (Jeannotte) Regis. She was a naval secretary at Great Lakes, Ill., for 17 years and a disburse office at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane for 17 years, retiring in 1978. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the church’s altar society. She is survived by her husband, Victor M. Beckman, whom she married Feb. 14, 1953; two daughters, Vicki (Steve) Ralston of Orleans, and Debbie Wade of Elnora; two sons, Ronald (Tami) Beckman of Washington, and Larry (Shelly) Beckman of Odon; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marie Vaught of Danville, Ky. She is preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Joseph Regis. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bramble, with Rev. Joseph Erbacher officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Church Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel.