Donnie L. Beckman, 75, Holland

Donnie L. Beckman, 75, of Holland, passed away at 8:15 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at home.

Donnie was born in Dubois on August 31, 1943, to Odillo and Edith (Dekemper) Beckman. He married Ruth Brinksneader on January 25, 1964, in St. Pius Catholic Church in Troy.

He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Huntingburg.Donnie worked at OFS for 43 years.

He enjoyed motorcycle riding, fishing and attending auctions.

Surviving are his wife Ruth Beckman, Holland; two daughters, Shelly (Brian)Borden, Jasper, and Jackie (Tom) Waters, Holland; five grandchildren, Logan and Tyler Borden, Justin, Brittany and Dylan Waters; two great-grandchildren, Thea Briley Borden and Mila Jane Waters; and one sister, Jeanie Cutshall, Dubois,.

Preceding him in death is one brother, who died in infancy.

A private Memorial Mass was held at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Huntingburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center in Jasper.

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