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Thursday, August 21st, 2014
James Beougher
James "Jim" Beougher, 70, Mercer, passed away at 11:15 a.m. Aug. 19, 2014, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 3, 1943, in Mercer, to Paul and Mable Piper Beougher. He formerly was married to Clara Bruns Beougher, who survives in Rockford.
Surviving are children, Lisa Beougher, Rockford, Terry Beougher, Mercer, Tonya Schumm, Rockford, and Jodi (Nick) Hirschy, Monroe, Ind.; brothers, Jerry (Ann) Beougher, Convoy, and Dick Beougher, Celina; sisters, Rose (Junior) Lawrence, Mercer, and Bonnie Beougher, Cincinnati; and six grandchildren, Brett and Dylan Beougher, Makenna and Mason Schumm, and Emma and Chandler Hirschy.
He was a lifelong resident of the area. He attended Rockford schools and was a press operator at S&K Metal Products, Coldwater. He enjoyed fishing and was a member of the Willshire Sportsman's Club. He also was a social member of the Willshire American Legion Post #207. Through the years he tested his skills at gambling and tried his hand with lottery scratch-off tickets. He was a loving grandfather.
Services are 4 p.m. Saturday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, Pastor Ernie Suman officiating.
Calling is 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Community Health Professionals, Van Wert, or to the family.
Condolences may be left at www.ketchamripley.com.
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