Frederick Foster Harr
Gertrude Fern Graff
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Margaret Bell Harr 2

  • Born: 7 Aug 1916, Bay View, Skagit, WA, USA 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Hale M. Beecher on 10 Jun 1949 in Mount Vernon, Skagit, WA, USA 1
  • Died: 26 Oct 2008 at age 92 1 2
  • Buried: Mount Vernon: Bay View Cemetery, Skagit, WA, USA 1 2

   FamilySearch ID: 27SX-7YM.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Obituary: Skagit Valley Herald: obituary of Margaret Harr Beecher on 28 Oct 2008 in Mount Vernon, Skagit, WA, USA. 1 Margaret Harr Beecher, 92 passed away Sunday, October 26, 2008 at her home.

She was born August 7, 1916 in Bay View, Washington to Fred and Gertrude (Graff) Harr. Margaret attended Edison schools and graduated in 1934.

On June 10, 1949 she married Hale M. Beecher in Mount Vernon. In 1951 they moved to Yakima, and returned to Mount Vernon in 1986. Hale preceded her in death on June 1, 1993.

Margaret worked for the Mount Vernon Daily Herald from 1940 to 1949, and she retired as a proof reader from Republic Publishing Company in Yakima in 1978.

She is survived by her loving companion, Rev. David L. Whittaker, of Mount Vernon; two stepdaughters, Joan McKenzie and Barbara Beecher; five stepgrandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; and numerous cousins.

At Mrs. Beecher's request, there will be no services.

Inurnment will be in Bay View Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Skagit Valley, 819 S. 13th St., Mount Vernon, WA 98274.

Arrangements are under the care of Kern Funeral Home.

Margaret married Hale M. Beecher, son of George Fredrick Beecher and Susan J. Wagner, on 10 Jun 1949 in Mount Vernon, Skagit, WA, USA.1 (Hale M. Beecher was born on 21 Jul 1906 in Washburn, Woodford, IL, USA,2 3 died on 1 Jun 1993 in Sedro-Woolley, Skagit, WA, USA 1 2 3 4 and was buried in Mount Vernon: Bay View Cemetery, Skagit, WA, USA 2.)


1 Skagit Valley Herald (Mount Vernon, Washington), 28 Oct 2008, obituary of Margaret Harr Beecher.

2 Find A Grave,

3 U.S. Social Security Death Index, Hale M. Beecher, 1 Jun 1993.

4, Washington Death Index, 1940-1996 (Original data: Washington State Department of Health. State Death Records Index, 1940-1996. Microfilm. Washington State Archives, Olympia, Washington.), Certificate 017861. Hale M. Beecher, Sedro Woolley, 1 Jun 1993.

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