McGhlome N. Loyd
Marilyn Joan Moyer
Katherine Joan Loyd


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1. Bruce Alan Beecher

Katherine Joan Loyd 2 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: 1 Sep 1956, Gary, Lake, IN 3 7
  • Marriage (1): Bruce Alan Beecher on 14 Oct 1978 in La Crosse, LaPorte, IN 1 2

   Another name for Katherine is Kathy Joan Loyd.8 9 10

   FamilySearch ID: LF2L-BHF.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Newspaper: Vidette-Messenger: Loyd-Beecher Engagement, 23 Jan 1978, Valparaiso, Porter, IN. 5 Loyd-Beecher (photo of Katherine Joan Loyd)
A fall wedding is being planned by Katherine Joan Loyd to Bruce Alan Beecher. The couple's engagement and forthcoming marriage is being announced by their parents Mr. and Mrs. McGhlome Loyd of Rt. 1, Wanatah, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Beeccher of LaCrosse.
Both are 1974 graduates of LaCrosse High School.
The bride-elect is employed by Wickes Lumber Co., Wanatah. Her fiance is associated with Duane Bailey and Sons Trucking.

2. Occupation: bookeeper on 14 Oct 1978 in Wanatah, LaPorte, IN. 2

3. Residence: County Road 700 West, Wanatah, IN on 14 Oct 1978 in Wanatah, LaPorte, IN. 2

4. Newspaper: Vidette-Messenger: Loyd-Beecher Wedding, 20 Nov 1978, Valparaiso, Porter, IN. 6 Loyd-Beecher
Wearing a white slipper satin gown, Kathy Loyd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. McGhlome Loyd of Wanatah, became the bride of Bruce Beecher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Beecher of La Crosse. The Rev. John Shortle conducted the evening ceremony Oct. 14 at LaCrosse United Methodist Church. The bride's ankle-length gown featured a four-tiered skirt gathered at the waistline, a square neckline and full-length sleeves. Maid of honor was the bride's sister Rhonda Campbell. Bridesmaids were the groom's sister Julie Beecher, the bride's cousin Donna Knapp and Andrea Huhnke. Best man was the groom's brother Terry Beecher. Groomsmen were Jeff Bailey, Bill Bailey, Doug Romine, Dave Bailey and Jim Kenyon. A reception followed the ceremony at the Wanatah American Legion Hall. The bride Is employed at Wickes Lumber in Wanatah. Her husband works for Duane Bailey Trucking Co. Following a honeymoon to Hawaii, the newlyweds are residing in Wanatah.

5. Residence: on 19 Jun 1982 in Wanatah, LaPorte, IN. 9

6. Residence: on 10 May 2003 in Wanatah, LaPorte, IN. 8

7. Residence: on 18 Jul 2005 in Wanatah, LaPorte, IN. 10

Katherine married Bruce Alan Beecher, son of Merrill Frederick Beecher and Patricia Ann Spiess, on 14 Oct 1978 in La Crosse, LaPorte, IN.1 2 (Bruce Alan Beecher was born on 29 Jan 1956 in Valparaiso, Porter, IN,1 7 11 died on 16 Jun 2013 in Wanatah, LaPorte, IN 1 and was buried in Wanatah: Faith Methodist Cemetery, LaPorte, IN 1.)


1 The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, Indiana., 19 Jun 2013, obituary of Bruce Alan Beecher.

2, "Indiana, U.S., Marriage Certificates, 1960-2012," 14 Oct 1978, Bruce Alan Beecher and Katherine Jean Loyd.

3, United States Public Records Index, Katherine J Beecher, Residence, Wanatah, Indiana.

4 Indiana State Library (315 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202.), Bruce A. Beecher and Katherine J. Loyd.

5 "Vidette-Messenger of Porter County (Valparaiso, IN)," 23 Jan 1978, page 6. Loyd-Beecher Engagement.

6 "Vidette-Messenger of Porter County (Valparaiso, IN)," 20 Nov 1978, Loyd-Beecher Wedding.

7, "Indiana, U.S., Marriage Certificates, 1960-2012," Joshua Edwin Sallee and Heather Ann Beecher, m. 10 May 2003, Valparaiso, IN.

8 "The Times (Munster, IN)," 19 Oct 2003, page 66. Beecher-Sallee Wedding.

9 "Vidette-Messenger of Porter County (Valparaiso, IN)," 30 Jul 1982, page 6. Beecher-Dommermuth Wedding.

10 "The Times (Munster, IN)," 19 Jul 2005, page 112. Obituary of Merrill F. Beecher.

11, United States Public Records Index, Bruce A. Beecher, Residence, Wanatah, Indiana.

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