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Rebecca Lou "Becky" Beeman, age 83, a lifelong resident of Elwood, passed away on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Community Parkview Health & Living following an extended illness.
She was born in Elwood on June 9, 1934, to the late Harvey and Ona (Sturgeon) Abbott.
On July 12, 1952 she married the love of her life Robert E. Beeman and he passed away on March 30, 1989. Becky was retired from RCA in Marion after 35 years of service. She loved square dancing and was a member of the Traveling Squares for many years. While a member of the Traveling Squares she and Robert enjoyed traveling the country participating in numerous square dancing events. Becky formerly enjoyed camping and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and the Red Hat Society. She will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered by her family and friends.
Becky is survived by her 3 sons, Tim (wife Laura) Beeman of Elwood, Terry (Betty Vest) Beeman of Elwood, Scott Beeman of Elwood;brother, Floyd Abbott of IL; eight grandchildren, Roxie Hornback, Ashley (Dustin) Parker, Sarah (Robert) Lair, Shane (Misty) Beeman, Courtney Beeman, Hailey Beeman, Natasha Simpson, and Kurtis Beeman, seven great grandchildren; Emma, Max, Norah, Timmy, Booker, Tori, Tiana; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 2 grandchildren, Lori and Rodney Beeman, and several brothers and sisters.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood, Indiana with Scott Blaylock officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the George Morrisett Center through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com