Charles Otto Beckman

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  • Name: Charles Otto Beckman
  • Location of Birth: Duluth, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: June 27, 1911
  • Date of Death: July 6, 1965
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    World War II

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    Charles moved to Calumet, Minnesota as a boy. He served in Germany during World War II. In 1946, he came to Grand Rapids, Minnesota and worked for Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Aad temple, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Eagles, Moose, Cooties, and Izaak Walton League. Charles was a Pure Oil bulk distributor in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    The Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Loyal Order of Moose of Grand Rapids, Minnesota provided the Honorary Escort.

    Survivors are his wife, Mable; a step-son Jack Tregillis; a step-daughter Beverly Rill; three grandchildren; a brother, Warner Beckman; and three sisters, Mrs. Arne Heikkila, Mrs. Harry Anttila, and Mrs. Robert Rukavina.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-F-23-08)

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