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Vaughn H. Beasenburg

March 25, 1924 - September 20, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: September 24, 2018

Vaughn H. Beasenburg, 94, of Freeburg, Illinois, born Wednesday, March 25, 1924, in Memphis Tennessee, passed away Thursday, September 20, 2018 at New Athens Home for the Aged in New Athens, Illinois.

Vaughn worked as a Construction Laborer for Laborer Local #100.  He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Freeburg, Illinois, Life Member of VFW Post 8677, Fairview Heights, Illinois, Life Member of Gothic Lodge #852 AF&AM, Life Member of Scottish Rite Bodies, Ainad Shrine, Life Member Patrol, Southern IL Court #86 ROJ, Elks Lodge #664 Fairview Heights, IL, and Moose Lodge #1221 Swansea, IL.  Vaughn was a United States World War II Army Veteran in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre from 1943 to 1946.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Wife: Jane L. nee Johnson, Beasenburg
  • Parents: Chester and Ocie nee Usery, Beasenburg
  • 2 Brothers
    • Charles Beasenburg
    • Milton Beasenburg
  • 2 Sisters
    • Sybil Goebel
    • Frances Claybourne

Surviving are his:

  • 2 Daughters
    • Barbara (Rick) Beck of New Athens, IL
    • Patricia “Patty” Beasenburg of Freeburg, IL
  • Grandson: Kyle (Nicole) Beasenburg
  • Great-Granddaughter: Addison

Memorials: Memorials may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children.

Visitation:  Visitation from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Sunday, September 23, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois with a Jester Walk through at 7:13 pm followed by a Masonic Service.

Funeral:  Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am, Monday, September 24, 2018 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with  Rev. Earl Crecelius officiating.  Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory Mausoleum, Belleville, Illinois.