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Thursday, November 12th, 2009
Arnold Beumer
Arnold F. "Arnie" Beumer, 79, 8919 E. state Route 26, Portland, Ind., died at 10:25 a.m. Nov. 11, 2009, at his residence.
He was born Dec. 25, 1929, in Fort Recovery to August and Theresia Wendel Beumer. On April 16, 1953, he married Eugenia "Jean" Kotte, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Greg (Kathy) Beumer, Modoc, Ind.; five daughters, Evelyn (Mark) Arnold, Portland, Ind., Chris (Steve) Retter, Winchester, Ind., Dot (Dave) Garman, Fort Recovery, Geralyn (Ted) Male, Ansonia, and Angela (Brett) Johnson, Hilliard; six sisters, Rosalia (LeRoy) Larger, McCartyville, Sister Marita Beumer, Dayton, Irene (Fred) Rose, St. Henry, Juanita (Leonard) Klosterman, Miamisbug, Ruth (Ralph) Pleiman, Sidney, and Rita (Carl) Pleiman, Fort Recovery; a sister-in-law, Linda Beumer, Greenville; 19 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Alvin and Richard.
He was a retired farmer and a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, the Catholic Knights of St. Joe, the Fort Recovery Ambassadors Club in which he served as chairman of the tractor pulls for many years, the National Tractor Pullers Association and a member of the Board of Directors of World Pullers International. He was inducted into the national Tractor Pullers Association Hall of Fame in 2007 and was recipient of the Fort Recovery Citizen of the Year award in 1983.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Firday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice or the Arnold and Eugenia Beumer Scholarship Fund.