John G. Beeker
Mae Gonce
Oliver A. Nading
Nellie Opal Thayer
Glen Frederick Beeker
Sara Elizabeth Nading
Glen Edgar Beeker


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1. Irene Amelia Holder

Glen Edgar Beeker 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 20 Feb 1932, , Bartholomew, IN 1 3 5
  • Marriage (1): Irene Amelia Holder on 30 Mar 1961 1
  • Died: 1 Apr 1981, Hope, Bartholomew, IN, USA at age 49 1 3 5
  • Buried: 4 Apr 1981, Hope: Moravian Cemetery, Bartholomew, IN, USA 1 3 5

   Another name for Glen was Ed Beeker.1 6

   FamilySearch ID: LT7Z-1BT.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Cause of Death: carcinoma of lung, 1 Apr 1981, Hope, Bartholomew, IN, USA. 5

2. Occupation: factory employee at Reliance Electric Co. on 1 Apr 1981 in Columbus, Bartholomew, IN. 5

3. Obituary: Columbus Republic: obituary of Ed Beeker on 2 Apr 1981 in Columbus, Bartholomew, IN. 1 Reliance Employee
Ed Beeker
Hope -- Ed Beeker, 49, of Hope, died at 11:47 p.m. Wednesday at his home following a six-month Illness. He was an employee of Reliance Electric and a member of Hope Moravian Church. Funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. Albert Harke at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Hope Moravian Church. Persons may call at Norman Funeral Home at Hope after 1 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church. Burial will be at Hope Moravian Cemetery. Beeker was born in Bartholomew County Feb. 20, 1932, the son of Glenn and Sara Nading Beeker, also of Hope route 2. He married Irene Holder March 30, 1961, and she survives. He was a member of Clifford Order of the Eastern Star and Camoo Masonic Lodge at Clifford ; the Scottish Rite and Murat Shrine, both at Indianapolis, and Hope American Legion. He was a veteran of the Korean War. Other survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Beeker, a student at Ball State University at Muncie; two sons, Brent and Bruce Beeker, both at home; and a brother, Tom Beeker, also of Hope route 2. Memorials may be made to Hauser High School Band Fund through Norman Funeral Home.

4. Newspaper: The Daily Reporter: Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sparks (photo), 20 Jun 2012, Greenfield, Hancock, IN. 7 (photo) Mr. and Mrs. Gary and Arlene (Williams) Sparks will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Gary and Arlene were married in 1962 at The Amity E.U.B. Church in Greenfield by the Rev. Chester Grace. Gary is a life-long farmer and Arlene is a homemaker. They are members of Otterbein United Methodist Church. The couple are the parents of Roxana (Bruce) Clark of New Ross, Ind., and Rhonda (Bruce) Beeker of Greenfield. Ind. The couple are also very proud grandparents of six grandchildren: Matt, Aaron and David Clark and Ashley, Lori and Kelly Beeker. The couple celebrated their anniversary on a beautiful cruise of the Hawaiian Islands and a family dinner at Hollyhock Hill.

Glen married Irene Amelia Holder, daughter of John Martin Holder and Hazel Elizabeth Gosch, on 30 Mar 1961.1 (Irene Amelia Holder was born on 22 May 1936 in Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew, IN, USA 8 9.)


1 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 2 Apr 1981, page 25. Obituary of Ed Beeker.

2 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 23 Sep 2001, page 5, obituary of Sara E. Beeker.

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4 The Columbus Herald (Columbus, IN), 9 Oct 1987, page 2. Beeker-Sparks Wedding.

5, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 81-012401 Glenn Edgar Beeker, father Glenn Beeker, mother Sara Nading. Spouse Irene Holder, informant.

6 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 30 Mar 1985, page 6. Marriage Beeker-Finke.

7 The Daily Reporter (Greenfield, IN), 20 Jun 2012, page 4. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Sparks (photo).

8 1940 United States Census, John Holder, Flat Rock Township, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 3-18, sheet 3A, line 34, family 73.

9, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, 18180, Irene Amelia Holder, b 22 May 1936, father John Martin Holder, mother Hazel Elizabeth Gosch.

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