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Louda Ora Beeker
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Ora Louda "Curly" Beeker


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Ora Louda "Curly" Beeker 2 3 4

  • Born: 10 Jun 1914, Elnora, Daviess, IN, USA
  • Marriage (1): Rita Ainscough on 3 Jan 1931 in Daviess, Indiana, United States 1
  • Died: 18 Mar 1987, Washington, Daviess, IN, USA at age 72 4
  • Buried: Odon, Daviess, IN, USA

   FamilySearch ID: GSFT-PWY.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: on 8 Aug 1937 in Bogard Township, Daviess, IN, USA. 3

2. Residence: on 27 Mar 1948 in Washington, Daviess, IN, USA. 2

3. Obituary: Washington Times-Herald: obituary of Ora Beeker on 19 Mar 1987 in Washington, Daviess, IN, USA. 5 The funeral of Ora (Curly) L. Beeker, 72, Rt. 3 Box 432, State Road 50 East, will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church with the Revs. Lyle Rasmussen and William Patterson officiating. Interment will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery at Odon.
Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday at the Gill Funeral Home and Masonic memorial services will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
He died at 11:17 a.m. Wednesday at the Daviess County Hospital.
He was born June 10, 1914 in Daviess County to Louda and Tessie Fox Beeker. He married Rita Ainscough Jan. 3, 1931 and she survives. He attended Epsom Schools and was a retired conductor for the B & O Railroad working 32 years. He owned and operated Circle B Horse Farm. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Charity Lodge No. 30 F & AM, Scottish Rite at Evansville, and Hadi Shrine at Evansville.
Surviving are his wife and two daughters and five sons, Mrs. Henry (Frances) Allen, St. Louis, Mo., Mrs. Howard (Sandra) Sowl, Speedway, Kenneth E. Beeker, Evansville, Melvin L. Beeker, London, Ky., M. Ray Beeker, Phoenix, Ariz., and Harry A. and J. Darrel Beeker, both of Columbus, Ind., 18 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. Edna Dougherty, Silver Springs, Fla. One son, one grandson and three sisters have died.

4. Obituary: Evansville Press: obituary of Ora Beeker on 20 Mar 1987 in Evansville, Vanderburgh, IN. 4 Ora Beeker
WASHINGTON -- Services for Ora L. Beeker, 72, who died at 11:17 a.m. Wednesday at Daviess County Hospital, will be at 1:30 p.m. (EST) tomorrow at Christ United Methodist Church, with burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery in Odon. Surviving are his wife, Rita; daughters Frances Allen of St. Louis and Sandra Sowl of Speedway; sons, Kenneth of Evansville, Melvin of London, Ky., Ray of Phoenix, Ariz., and Harry and Darrell, both of Columbus; a sister, Edna Dougherty of Silver Springs, Fla.; 18 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren. Friends may call after 4 p.m. today at Gill Chapel.

Ora married Rita Ainscough on 3 Jan 1931 in Daviess, Indiana, United States.1 (Rita Ainscough was born on 28 May 1911 in , Daviess, IN,6 died on 2 Jun 1987 in Washington, Daviess, IN, USA 7 and was buried on 5 Jun 1987 in Odon, Daviess, IN, USA.)


1, Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992,

2 Columbus Republic (Columbus, IN), 27 Mar 1948, page 3. Louda Beeker Taken By Death.

3, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Certificate 31819, Melvin Lee Beeker, b. 8 Aug 1937, father Ora Beeker, mother Rita Ainscough.

4 Evansville Courier Press (Evansville, Indiana), 20 Mar 1987, page 3. Obituary of Ora Beeker.

5 Washington Times-Herald (Washington, IN), 19 Mar 1987, obituary of Ora Beeker.

6 "The Republic (Columbus, IN)c," 5 Jun 1987, page 10. Obituary of Rita Beeker.

7 Evansville Courier Press (Evansville, Indiana), 4 Jun 1987, obituary of Rita Beeker.

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