Oce Allen Wise
Eva J. Long
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1. John Irvin Beicher

Lois Marie Wise 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 12 Aug 1918, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 1 4 5 7 8
  • Marriage (1): John Irvin Beicher on 10 Aug 1940 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH 1 2
  • Died: 21 May 2000, Mount Prospect, Cook, IL at age 81 5 7 9
  • Buried: 26 May 2000, Arlington Heights, Cook, IL, USA 7

   FamilySearch ID: L6DQ-JHL.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1920 in East Liverpool, Columbiana, OH. 10 The 1920 census recorded renting at 223 Thompson Avenue: John E. Wise, traveling salesman soap company, 28, living with wife Astrid E., 29; and daughters Mildred, 3 years 5 months, and Lois E., 1 year 4 months when the census was recorded 9 Jan 1920. Everyone and their parents were born in Ohio, except Astrid's parents were born in Denmark.

2. Census in 1930 in East Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 11 The 1930 census recorded owning a $9,000 home at 1620 Carlyon Rd: John E. Wise, insurance salesman, 38, living with wife Astrid E., public school teacher, 42; Mildred, 13; and Lois, 11. Also in the home is a roomer, Charles Collins, foreman in automobile factory, single, 45. Everyone and their parents were born in Ohio, except John's mother in Pennsylvania, and Astrid's parents in Denmark.

3. Residence: 1620 Carlyon Road in Cleveland in Aug 1940 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 1

4. Newspaper: Marion Star: Marriage of John Irvin Beicher and Lois Marie Wise, 16 Aug 1940, Marion, Marion, OH. 12 Marriage United Marion Man and Cleveland Girl
Announcement is being made of the marriage of Miss Lois Marie Wise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Wise of Cleveland, and John Irvin Beicher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl I. Beicher of 217 Orchard street, which took place Saturday in Cleveland. The ceremony was read by Dr. Harold Ernsberger, pastor in the Cavalry Lutheran church.
The bride escorted to the altar by her father word a period gown of traditional white satin which was lace trimmed. The sleeves were puffed at the shoulders and tight fitting to the wrists and the skirt had a short train. Her fingertip length veil was caught to her hair with a tiara of satin and lace and she carried a bridal bouquet of white roses and orchids.
The attendants were Mrs. Carl Strack, sister of the bride, who was her matron of honor, and Misses Edith Wolf and Gertrude Gadus, sorority sisters, and Miss Marion Binder were bridsmaids.
The attendants gowns were period models of moire satin with draped skirts gathered in a bustle effect in the back. Mrs. Strack wore a deep shade of rose and the bridesmaids gowns were in a lighter shade. All carried arm bouquets of roses.
William Phler Jr. of Marion served Mr. Beecher as best man and ushers were Charles Beicher of Marion, brother of the bridegroom, Charles Stander of Lorain, a fraternity brother, and Carl Struck.
Miss Virginia Morgan sang Be Loved and At Dawning and Mrs. Haas at the organ played I Love You Truly.
Following the ceremony there was a reception at the home of the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sosman of Shaker Heights. The sorority and fraternity colors of the bride and bridegroom were carried out in the appointments and the tea table held tea roses. Later the couple went on a wedding trip without revealing their destination.
Mr. Beicher and his bride are graduates of Ohio university. The bride is a member of Chi Omega sorority and Mr. Beecher is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and the Torch and Blue Key. He is associated with the sales department of the Osgood Co.
Attending the wedding from Marion were Mr. and Mrs. Beicher, parents of the bridegroom and his grandmother, Mrs. Louisa Beecher. Mrs. Kathleen Campbell, Miss Corine Lacey, Miss Lois Hall, Miss Ruth Ann Sexton, Charles Beicher, Jack Campbell and Robert Maynard and accompanying them was Mrs. Martha Page of Columbia, Mo.

5. Newspaper: Plain Dealer: Miss Lois Wise Is Espoused by John I. Beicher (photo of bride), 18 Aug 1940, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. 13 Miss Lois Wise Is Espoused by John I. Beicher
Weds College Mate
(photo of Mrs. John Irvin Beicher - Lois Marie Wise)

Another wedding of Saturday, Aug. 10, is the fomer Miss Lois Marie Wise, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John E. Wise, 1620 Carlyon Road, East Cleveland, and Mr. John Irvin Beicher of Marion, O., which took place in the Cavalry Lutheran Church in East Cleveland. Rev. Dr. Harold B. Erksberger, pastor of the church, officiated. Mrs. Carl Strack, sister of the bride, was matron of honor and bridesmaids were the Missed Edith Wulf and Gertrude Gadus, sorority sisters of the bride, and Marlon Binder. Mr. William Pohler, Jr., of Marion was best man. Ushers were Messrs. Charles Beicher, brother of the bridegroom; Charles Standen and Carl Strack. Miss Virginia Morgan was the soloist. A reception followed at the home of the bride's uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sosman, 3353 Lansmere Road, Shaker Heights. Both Miss Wise and Mr. Beicher were graduated from Ohio University, where Miss Wise was a member of Chi Omega. Mr. Beicher belonged to Sigma Pi fraternity, the Blue Key and Torch societies.

6. Occupation: 1947 Lancaster City Directory: Beicher, John I (Lois M) Sales Engineer, Clark Equipment Co., h 153 Marks av. in 1947 in Lancaster, Fairfield, OH. 14

7. Residence: Biecher, John I. (Lois M) h 54 N 27th in 1949 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI. 15

8. Census in 1950 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI. 16 The 1950 census recorded at 54 N. 27th Street: John I. Beicher, 35, regional supervisor of truck tractor factory, living with wife Lois M., 31; son John W., 8; and daughter Sue A., 4. Also with them is nephew Jack C. Campbell, 17. Everyone was born in Ohio.

9. Residence: 1950 San Mateo City Directory: Beicher, John I (Lois M) regional supervisor sales Clark Equip. Co. h 150 W 36th av, SM in 1950 in San Mateo, San Mateo, CA. 17

10. Residence: 1953 Palo Alto City Directory: Beicher, John I (Lois M) h 22 Walter Hays Dr in 1953 in Palo Alto, Santa Clara, CA. 18

11. Residence: on 5 Sep 1957 in Menlo Park, San Mateo, CA, USA. 19

12. Residence: 514 S Can Dota Ave, Mount Prospect, IL, 60056-3614 in 1992 in Mount Prospect, Cook, IL. 8

13. Obituary: Daily Herald: obituary of Lois M. Beicher on 23 May 2000 in Chicago, Cook, IL. 5 Lois M. Beicher of Mount Prospect for 25 years

Services for Lois M. Beicher (nee Wise), 81, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Road at Northwest Hwy., Mount Prospect.

Born Aug. 12, 1918, in Cleveland, Ohio, she died Sunday, May 21, 2000.

Mrs. Beicher was a former volunteer at Northwest Community Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center and the Mount Prospect Park District Conservatory, and an active member of the Homemakers Club.

She was the wife of the late John I; Beicher; mother of John W. (Laura) Beicher and Sue A. Livingston; grandmother of D. Tyler (Rebecca) Livingston, Kelly A. Livingston and Ryan T. Livingston; stepgrandmother of Joseph Kaplan, Kelly Esteve and Jodi Esteve; great-grandmother of Abigail Livingston and Sarah Livingston; and sister of Mildred Strack.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the time of the services Thursday, at the funeral home.

14. Obituary: Chicago Tribune on 24 May 2000 in Mount Prospect, Cook, IL. 9 Lois M. Beicher, 81, a 25-year resident of Mt. Prospect, was a homemaker and longtime community volunteer. Mrs. Beicher, who was born in Cleveland, died Sunday, May 21, in her home. Mrs. Beicher was a volunteer for nearly 15 years, until 1990, at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village and Friendship Park Conservatory in Mt. Prospect. Mrs. Beicher was also a volunteer with Homemakers Extension Service, a community service organization in the northwest suburbs. "She was kind," said her daughter Sue Livingston. "She was an old-fashioned wife and mother. Her mom was a teacher. She learned her way of life from her." Mrs. Beicher is also survived by a son, John; a sister, Mildred Strack; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday when a service will begin in Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Rd., Mt. Prospect.

Lois married John Irvin Beicher, son of Earl Irvin Beicher and Anna Pearl Sanders, on 10 Aug 1940 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH.1 2 (John Irvin Beicher was born on 13 Feb 1915 in Marion, Marion, OH,4 20 21 22 23 24 died on 18 Nov 1989 in Mount Prospect, Cook, IL 6 21 22 23 24 25 and was buried on 22 Nov 1989 in Arlington Heights, Cook, IL, USA 6 24.)


1 Ancestry.com, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810-1973 (Cuyahoga County Archive; Cleveland, Ohio; Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810-1973; Volume: Vol 191-192; Page: 153; Year Range: 1940 Apr - 1940 Aug.), Marriage of John I. Beicher and Lois Marie Wise, 10 Aug 1940.

2 FamilySearch.org, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2QWC-X66 John I Beicher and Lois Marie Wise, 10 Aug 1940; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference ; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,902,385.

3 Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), 17 Mar 1975, page 13. Obituary of Mrs. John Wise.

4 Bible of Earl Irvin Beicher (1883-1957) (Family bible of Earl Irvin Beicher (1883-1957), in possession of John William Beicher.), Bible photos provided by Sue Ann Beicher Livingston.

5 Daily Herald (Chicago, IL), 23 May, 2000, Business, Page 10, Obituary of Lois M. Beicher.

6 "Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)," 21 Nov 1989, page 28. Obituary of John I. Beicher.

7 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/247190992.

8 Ancestry.com, U.S. Public Records Index (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Vol. 1.

9 "Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL)," http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2000-05-24/news/0005240170_1_volunteer-prospect-mt - Obituary of Lois M. Beicher, 24 May 2000.

10 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MDLB-38M John E Wise, East Liverpool Ward 2, Columbiana, Ohio, United States; citing sheet 6A, family 134.

11 1930 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X4Q4-NQD John E Wis?, East Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0585, sheet 13A, family 334, line 37.

12 The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 16 Aug 1940, page 5. Marriage of John Irvin Beicher and Lois Marie Wise.

13 Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), 18 Aug 1940, page 44. Wedding of Lois Wise and John I. Beicher.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1947 Lancaster, Ohio City Directory, printed page 45, image 22 of 303.

15 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1949 Battle Creek, Michigan, City Directory, printed page 49, image 25 of 305.

16 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6FSX-217N John I Beicher, Battle Creek, Calhoun, MI.

17 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1953 San Mateo City Directory, printed page 23, image 22 of 556.

18 Ancestry.com, U.S., City Directories, 1822-1995, 1953 Palo Alto City Directory, printed page 37, image 19 of 488.

19 The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 5 Sep 1957, page 19. Obituary of Earl I. Beicher.

20 1920 United States Census, Ohio, Marion County, Marion Ward 3, Series: T625 Roll: 1416 Page: 149.

21 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JRFZ-Q6Y John I Beicher, 18 November 1989., social security number 276-07-9710.

22 Ancestry.com, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 (Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.), John Beicher, SSN 276079710, born 13 Feb 1915.

23 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN: 276079710 John Irvin Beicher b. 13 Feb 1915 d. 18 Nov 1989 father Earl I Beicher mother Anna P. Sanders.

24 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/247190901.

25 Ancestry.com, Cook County, Illinois Death Index, 1908-1988 (Cook County Clerk. Cook County Clerk Genealogy Records. Cook County Clerk’s Office, Chicago, IL: Cook County Clerk, 2008.), File 65607, death of John Irvin Beicher.

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