Joseph Beilman Jr.

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Joseph Beilman, Jr.
November 28, 1946 - February 23, 2014

Joe died February 23, 2014, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
He was born on November 28, 1946, in Omaha, Nebraska to Joseph and Frances (Holmsteadt) Beilman. He grew up in Longmont, Colorado and graduated from Longmont High School in 1965. He served in the Air Force and graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University. He worked for the Cities of Longmont and Grand Junction, and for Mesa County for 18 years. He also served on the Town of Palisade Planning Board for many years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah (Forney), and children, Rachel, Maggie and John and the joy of his life, his granddaughter ,Macy. He is also survived by his siblings, Mike (Cherlyn), Margaret (Garrison) Wunch, Mary, Pete (Cheryl) and Theresa (Jim) White, as well as many nieces and nephews.
His passions were gardening, fishing, camping and skiing with his precious granddaughter.
A memorial will be held on Saturday March 1, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, please contact Callahan-Eadfast Mortuary to find out how to donate to Dr. Csaba Gajdos' pancreatic cancer research project.

Published in The Daily Sentinel on Feb. 26, 2014
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