Donnie L. Beckman, 75, Holland

Donnie L. Beckman, 75, of Holland, passed away at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at home. 

Donnie L. Beckman

Donnie was born in Dubois on August 31, 1943, to Odillo and Edith (Dekemper) Beckman. He married Ruth Brinksneader on January 25, 1964, in St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy, Indiana.

 Donnie worked at OFS for 43 years. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg, Indiana. He enjoyed motorcycle riding, fishing, and attending auctions. 

He is survived by his wife Ruth Beckman of Holland; two daughters, Shelly (Brian) Borden of Jasper and Jackie (Tom) Waters of Holland; five grandchildren, Logan and Tyler Borden, Justin, Brittany, and Dylan Waters; two great-grandchildren, Thea Briley Borden and Mila Jane Waters, and one sister, Jeanie Cutshall of Dubois.

Preceding him in death is one brother, who died in infancy. 

A private Memorial Mass was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center in Jasper, Indiana. 

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