Clement Beckman

Clement W. "Bo"


SPRINGFIELD - Clement W. "Bo" Beckman, 95, of Springfield, died at 11:32 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at his home.

Clement was born June 27, 1917 in Perryville, MO, the son of August and Inez Simpson Beckman. He married Lena M. Blua on July 30, 1938 in Springfield. She preceded him in death in 1999.

Clement was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and was a past president of the Iron Workers Local #46 and had been a member of the Union for over 70 years.

He was also preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his son, Richard S. "Butch" (wife, Elizabeth) Beckman of North Vernon, IN; eight grandchildren; sister, Anna Marie Hamrick of WI; and one niece.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

Funeral Ceremony: 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 25, 2013 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler funeral Home with Rev. Jeff Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2119 N. 20th St., Springfield.

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Funeral Home

Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home
900 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-4646