ODON — Victor M. Beckman, 85, passed away Thursday evening at his residence.
Born Jan. 24, 1929, in Siberia, Indiana, he was the son of the late Hugh Beckman and Eva Lyons.
Victor was a soldier in the U.S. Army and worked for John Mansville for 23 years and at Crane for 23 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the VFW.
Surviving are two daughters; Vickie Ralston of Orleans, and Debbie Wade of Elnora, and two sons; Ronald (Tami) Beckman of Washington and Larry (Shelly) Beckman. of Odon. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren as well as one brother, Vincent Beckman of Siberia, Indiana, and one sister, Shirley Schnell of Celestine, Indiana.
His wife, Theresa L. Beckman, whom he married on Feb. 14, 1953, preceded him in death. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, four brothers and one sister.
Visitation will be held Monday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home in Odon. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joesph Catholic Church in Bramble. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery.