Mary Myrtle Beuckman

Mary Myrtle Beuckman, nee Emge, 87, of Belleville, IL, born Monday, January 23, 1922, in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at her residence.

Mrs. Beuckman was a retired co-owner for H. J. Sales in East St. Louis, IL. She was a member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL, former members of Women of the Elks #481, BPOE and the Exchange Club.

She is preceded in death by:

  • Husband: Henry J. Beuckman
  • Parents: Ralph and Myrtle nee Dunn Emge Sr
  • Brother: Ralph Emge Jr
She is survived by:
  • Daughters
    • Susan (Craig) Anderson of Swansea, IL
    • Carolyn (George) Beatty of Glencoe, MO
  • Grandchildren
    • Jennifer Anderson of Belleville, IL
    • Kristofer (Jennifer) Anderson of Belleville, IL
    • Ryan (Jessica) Lovell of O'Fallon, MO
    • Lori (Joseph) Pierle of Jefferson City, MO
  • Great Grandchildren
    • Andrew Pierle
    • Sarah Pierle
    • Benjamin Pierle
    • Kyle Lovell
    • Connor Lovell
  • Sister in law: Audrey Emge of Nashville, IL
  • Special Protector: Gizzy
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation for the devotion and care of their mom to Cheryl, Suzie and Miss Ethel. A special thank you to Vicki, Sharon, Terry and Jean from Family Hospice. Thank you to Eileen and Kate for all the fun card games.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Family Hospice, St Matthew United Methodist Church or Violence Prevention Center.

Visitation: Friends may call from 3-8 P.M., Thursday, February 26, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, February 27, 2009 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Patton officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL