BEECHER Family History

  Mrs. Edward Beecher (Maude Emma Hasty Beecher), 63, died at 11:15 p.m. Wednesday, January 27, 1952 at the St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois after a lingering illness.She was brought to the Easton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home and at 2 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church at Anchor. Burial will be in the St Johns Lutheran Church cemetery; Rev. Carl Grabeman will officiate. She was born June 8, 1888 at Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, a daughter of Robert and Nealy Doane Hasty. She married February 21, 1906 at […] Read more »

BEECHER Family History

William C Beecher, 61, Gibson City died at 6:25 a.m. Sunday at Gibson Community Hospital, where he had been a patient two days. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, near Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, with the Rev. Alexander Youck officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at the Lamb Funeral Home after 6 p.m. Monday. The body will be taken to the church at noon Tuesday. He was born June 17, 1905, near Anchor, McLean County, Illinois, a son of Henry and Margaret Schroeder Beecher. He never married. He leaves two […] Read more »

BEECHER Family History

William August Beecher died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lambert Brethorst in Colfax, McLean, Illinois, at 12:20 a.m. Monday, January 29th, 1945. He was 92.Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City and at 1:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Anchor. The Rev. Hartwig Harms will officiate. Burial will be in the St John Lutheran  cemetery. He was born in Tellingstedt, Germany 4-17-1852, son of Mr. and Mrs. Johann Beecher. He came to America when 20 to Danforth? Later he settled in Anchor Township McLean county, Illinois. He […] Read more »