Beckus, Gerald

Male 1931 - 2014  (83 years)


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  • Name Beckus, Gerald 
    Born 10 Sep 1931  Oak Park IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Oct 2014  North Chicago IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Gerald L. Beckus, 83, of Woodstock, died Sunday, October 12, 2014, at James A. Lovell V.A. Hospital in North Chicago.

      He was born in Oak Park on September 10, 1931, to Gerald A. and Louise Mine (Hougham) Beckus.

      Mr. Beckus was a veteran in the United States Air Force serving from 1951 until 1955 during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Woodstock. He worked in sales for the newspaper industry. He was active in the Woodstock community as Past Commander of the VFW, Rotary Club, AMVETS, American Legion and the Jaycees. He also enjoyed being involved at the Woodstock Opera House.

      He is survived by a daughter, Jeralyn (Chuck) Forcier; 3 grandchildren, Jake, Jenna and Olivia Forcier.

      He was preceded in death by his parents.

      The memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 17, 2014, at The First Presbyterian Church 2018 N. Rt. 47. A reception will follow at the church. Burial is private. Woodstock Post 5040 will provide honors at the church. - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/daily-chronicle/obituary.aspx?n=gerald-l-beckus&pid=172800805&fhid=3558#sthash.K7Ro7sf1.dpuf
    Person ID I10438  Hougham
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2014 

    Father Backus, Gerald
              b. 1900, Beloit WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Hougham, Louise Mine
              b. 14 Oct 1911
              d. 28 Dec 1939, Cook County Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 22 Aug 1930 
    Family ID F2793  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Roush, Linda Joy
              b. 24 Aug 1943, Woodstock IL Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Mar 2016  (Age 72 years) 
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
    +1. Living
    Family ID F9823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart