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Richard "Dick" Paul Beckman

December 6, 1934 March 2, 2019
Richard "Dick" Paul Beckman
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Obituary for Richard "Dick" Paul Beckman

Age 84 of Maple Grove Township peacefully passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at his home.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove. Burial will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Homes Martin Chapel on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 3:00 to 8:00pm with a Vigil service at 7:00pm, and also at the church on Tuesday from 10:00am until the service.

Dick was born on December 6, 1934 to Marcellus and Rosa (Constine) Beckman in Chesaning. He married Wava Sutliff on April 21, 1956 in Owosso; they celebrated 48 years of marriage before she predeceased him in 2004. Dick worked as a self-employed mason for many years.

During his life, Dick was a Jack of all Trades. He enjoyed playing cards, listening to polka music, and fixing up and collecting antique tractors. Above all else, Dick enjoyed gathering with friends and family.

Dick is survived by his children, Lenny (Laura) Beckman, Dan (Laura) Beckman, Tim (Diane) Beckman, Shelly (Dwayne) Harrison, Mike (Kelly) Beckman, and Kelli (Toshi) Kobayashi; his 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Frank Beckman and Sister Maria Goretti Beckman; as well as many nieces, nephews, and other loving family and friends.

He is predeceased by his wife, Wava Beckman; his 3 grandsons, Scott, Evan, and Isaac; his parents; and his siblings, Eugene, Paul, Margaret, Vincent, Agnes, Joe, David, and Clare.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Michael Catholic Church or Heart to Heart Hospice.


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Visitation

Monday

4

Mar

3:00 PM 3/4/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/4/2019 8:00:00 PM
Martin Chapel

316 W. Broad Street
Chesaning, MI 48616

Vigil Service at 7:00pm

Martin Chapel
316 W. Broad Street Chesaning 48616 MI
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

5

Mar

10:00 AM 3/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove

17994 Lincoln Rd.
New Lothrop, MI 48460

St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove
17994 Lincoln Rd. New Lothrop 48460 MI
United States

Service

Tuesday

5

Mar

11:00 AM 3/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove

17994 Lincoln Rd.
New Lothrop, MI 48460

St. Michael Catholic Church of Maple Grove
17994 Lincoln Rd. New Lothrop 48460 MI
United States
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