From the Chatsworth Plaindealer Chatsworth,Livingston,Illinois
ROBERT BECKMAN JUNE 13, 1946
Word has been received in Chatsworth of the death of a former resident, Robert Beckman, who died on Wednesday (June 12) morning of this week at his home in Kankakee of a heartattack.Funeral services and burial will take place in Kankakee Friday afternoon. Deceased was a son of Folkert and Trisha Beckman and was born in Chatsworth. He was married to Miss Helda Gerdes about 35 years ago and they later moved to Kankakee where he was employed as a swithcman for the New York Central railroad until about two months ago when ill health caused him to relinquish the job. Surviving is the widow, one daughter, Phyllis Deneen, and one granddaughtr, Shirley Marie Deneen. A brother, William Beckman, living in Chicago, also survives.