Lawrence Beckner(1924 - 2014)

Lawrence Lyle Beckner

November 20, 1924 - March 30, 2014

Lawrence L. Beckner 89, passed away in Salem Hospital following surgery from a fractured hip. Lawrence was born to Lyle and Verda Beckner in Salem, Oregon.

After graduating from Salem High School in 1943, he joined the Army Air Corps.

In 1946 he married Betty Jean Winegar, they were married 63 years. Lawrence first worked for Deluxe Ice Cream Co. and later went on to be a full time crop and livestock farmer specializing in purebred hogs. He was an active member of Oregon Pork Producers.

He is survived by his son, Robert (Sandra) and daughter Linda (Harold), 4 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren with one due in August and one great great grandchild due in June.

Private family graveside services will be held Saturday, April 5, 11 AM at Pioneer Cemetery, Brooks, Oregon. Services provided my Crown Memorial.

Published in StatesmanJournal on Apr. 5, 2014