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Roger Beebe

FOREST CITY - Roger L. Beebe, 65, of Forest City, Ill., passed away at 9:26 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Keystone Steel & Wire Company in Bartonville, Ill.

Roger was born in Springlake Township, Tazewell County, Ill., on April 18, 1948, to Theodore P. and Sarah A. (Vance) Beebe. He married Darlene E. Coen on Aug. 19, 1972, in Manito, Ill. She passed away on Jan. 6, 2012.

Also preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are one daughter, Vickie (Charlie) Meiner of Forest City, Ill.; two grandchildren, Shane Morris of Galesburg, Ill., and Hayley Morris of Forest City, Ill.; two brothers, Don Beebe of Mason City, Ill., and Melvin (Mary) Beebe of Manito, Ill.; and four sisters, Wilma (Charlie) Campbell of Havana, Ill., Marge (Bill) Vogel of Braidwood, Ill., Janet Naugle of Lincoln, Ill., and Lilly (Al) Hinthorn of Pekin, Ill.

Roger was Vietnam War veteran of the United States Army.

He was employed at Keystone Steel and Wire Co. in Bartonville since 2003, last working Saturday night.

Roger was a member of the Forest City Community Church.

He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Henderson Funeral Home & Crematory, 2131 Velde Drive, Pekin. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Forest City Cemetery, with military honors provided by the United States Army.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

To send an online condolence, go to www.hendersonfuneralcare.com.



Published in Peoria Journal Star on Dec. 24, 2013
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