Eugene Calvin Beger was born in St. Louis, MO November 4, 1938 to Charles F. and Anita Gaertner Beger and passed away on February 10, 2014 in his home, at Springfield, MO. He married Phyllis Thomasson of Thayer, MO on September 24, 1960 in East St. Louis, Il. He was an Air Force veteran and retired from the BNSF Railroad in 2000.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Audrey Wagner and Lois Mennemeier. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, Linda and husband Stan Schultz of Charlack, MO, Sally and husband Howard Triplett of Conway, MO, and Marsha Stoll of Marshfield, MO. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Maria Sparks and her husband, Jason of University City, MO, Stephanie Herrera and her husband, Helar of O'Fallon, MO, Olivia and Bud Triplett of Conway, MO, Hannah Stoll of Springfield, MO, Emily, Sarah, and Charlie Stoll of Marshfield, MO, great grandchildren, Linsey and Regan Sparks of University City, MO, Diego and Patrick Herrera of O'Fallon, MO.
At some later time there will be a graveside service. Donations may be made in his honor to: Cox Health Foundation, Oxford Health Care Hospice Fund, 3525 S. National Ave., Suite 204, Springfield, MO 65807
Published in the News-Leader on Feb. 13, 2014