Author Topic: BEECHNER, Henry Burton "Bud" - b. July 24, 1928 - d. March 18, 2020  (Read 114 times)

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Henry Burton "Bud" Beechner, age 91, of Moline, Kansas, passed away March 18, 2020 at Kansas Medical Center in Andover, Kansas.  He was born on July 24, 1938 to Henry P. jr. and Margaret (McClintock) Beechner in Moline, Kansas.

Bud attended elementary school in Butler, Missouri until the family returned to Moline.  His education was continued at Moline Elementary School, and he graduated from Moline High School with the Class of 1946.  He was a proud member of the Moline High School Alumni Association.  Bud enlisted in the United States Navy in 1948.  He served on various ships and overseas stations, as well as stations in the continental United States.  He retired from the Navy after reaching the rank of Chief Petty Officer.

On October 3, 1951, he was united in marriage to Norma Jean Conner in Bentonville, Arkansas.  They were married for 45 years until her death in April 1996.  He was then united in marriage to Judy M. Clark in Howard, Kansas, and they were married for three years until her death in March 2008

Bud is survived by his son, Rick (Sally) Beechner of Moline, Kansas; his stepson, Tom (Jane) Riddle of Roeland Park, Kansas; his sister, Mary Boring of St. Joseph, Missouri; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren, and a bevy of nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; his two wives; and a sister, Beth Sinsel.

Graveside service will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Moline City Cemetery in Moline, Kansas.  Memorial contributions can be made to the United Methodist Church of Moline and can be mailed to or left with the funeral home.  Services have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 206 E. Washington, Howard, Kansas 67349.

(taken from the Countryside Funeral Home website)
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