CHRISTIAN G. BEEZHOLD VALPARAISO, IN
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Christian G. Beezhold, age 70, of Valparaiso, IN went to be with his Lord on December 24, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Judith (Haan); three children: Steven (Doreen) Beezhold of DeMotte, IN, Lynn Geberin of Valparaiso, IN and Christa (Tom) Thornton of Clearwater, FL; seven grandchildren: Corinne, Calli, and Christopher Beezhold, Ryan and Nayden Geberin, and Jacob and Nathan Thornton; brother and sisters: Elizabeth (Karl) Westerh of of Grand Rapids, MI, Frank (Linda) Beezhold of Iuka, IL, Nelvina (Michael) Kooistra) of DeMotte, IN, and Doris (Louis) Dykstra of Cedar Lake, IN; sister-in-law, Beverly (late Calvin) Beezhold of Lansing, IL; sister-in-law, Ruth (Haan) Terborg; and brother-in-law, John Terborg of Hudsonville, MI. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents: Frank and Nelvina (Prince); and brother, Calvin. Chris was a faithful family man, always caring for his wife, children and grandchildren. He had a fun sense of humor, was strong, and had taught his family that work was a blessing from God. As a young man, Chris began building, and he started his own company, Beezhold Properties, Inc. He had a unique sense of vision on how to design and complete projects. Chris was involved in building or expanding churches in almost every community he lived in. He was also a committed supporter of Christian schools. Funeral services will be held Friday, December 28, 2012 at 11:00 AM at Bartholomew Funeral, 102 East Monroe Street, Valparaiso, IN with Pastor Pete Kersker officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the Bartholomew Funeral Home on Thursday, December 27, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 PM and on Friday from 10:00 AM to the time of the service. Private burial will take place at Angelcrest Cemetery, Valparaiso, IN. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Victory Christian Academy, DeMotte Christian School, or the Covenant Christian High School. To sign an online guestbook, please visit bartholomewnewhard.com.
Bartholomew Funeral Home - Valparaiso
102 E. Monroe St. Valparaiso, IN 46383
Published in The Times on Dec. 27, 2012