Audrey Campshure
(1919-2012)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Chester Arthur Beecher

Audrey Campshure 1 2

  • Born: 29 Jul 1919, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Chester Arthur Beecher in 1947 in , , WI 1
  • Died: 29 Oct 2012, Lancaster, Grant, WI at age 93 1 2
  • Buried: Lancaster: Saint Clements Cemetery, Grant, WI 2

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: Beecher, Chas L (Alvina) supvr Nicolet Paper h1016 S 7th (WDeP) in 1955 in De Pere, Brown, WI. 3

2. Obituary: Grant County Herald Independent: Obituary of Audrey L. Beecher on 1 Nov 2012 in Lancaster, Grant, WI. 1 Audrey L. Beecher, 93, Lancaster formerly of Green Bay, passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at Orchard Manor Nursing Home, rural Lancaster. She was born on July 29, 1919, in Milwaukee, the daughter of William P. and Irene (Hebert) Campshure.

Audrey married Chester "Art" Beecher in 1947, and together they owned and operated the Club Nicolet in De Pere for 22 years and the Seymour Hotel from 1961 until 1966. Following their retirement she opened "Audrey's Wig Salon" in De Pere. She was very creative with needlework, crafts, and stained glass, liked to travel and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

Survivors include her daughter, Joanne Kemps, Lancaster; her children, Dawn (Greg) Miller, Scott (Deborah) Kemps, Carla (David) Ruth, LeeAnn (Marland) Bode, and Christopher (Raquel) Kemps; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; a son, Don R. (Joan) Miller and his children, Michael, Kari, Tom "TJ" and Sue; her sisters: Joyce LeFebvre and Elaine Jorgensen, both of Green Bay; her god-daughter, Audrey Gerads; special friend, Randy Bouche and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Audrey was preceded in death by her husband; a brother, William "Bud" Campshure; her son-in-law, James Kemps; and a grandson, Todd Kemps.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at 2 p.m. at St. Clement Catholic Church in Lancaster, with Father William Seipp officiating. Burial will be in St. Clement Cemetery, Lancaster.


Audrey married Chester Arthur Beecher, son of Chester Earl Beecher and Edith Sarah Barrett, in 1947 in , , WI.1 (Chester Arthur Beecher was born on 21 Feb 1910 in Hartford City, Blackford, IN,4 5 6 died on 17 Nov 1971 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 5 6 7 and was buried in Milwaukee: Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI 5.)


Sources


1 <i>Grant County Herald Independent</i> (Lancaster, Wisconsin.), Obituary of Audrey L. Beecher, 1 Nov 2012, http://www.swnews4u.com/archives/8729/.

2 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=99941489.

3 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1955 Green Bay City Directory, printed page 45, online image 34.

4 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKL1-BTY Chester E Beecher, Hartford Ward 4, Blackford, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 13, sheet 1B, family 18, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1374353.

5 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=347380.

6 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JP8W-9PL null, Nov 1971; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

7 FamilySearch.org, <i>Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V891-MY2 Chester A Beecher, 17 Nov 1971; citing "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997.



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