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August 11, 1966     Jewell County Record
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PAGE 6A ,,,, ,, f ,, ;lewe!! County Record, ,Mm to, Kansas , , , , , T mHURSDAY, AUI F,-O. BEARDMORE Thelander Body Shop Has Been Sold : Forr st O. Beardmore died Me.lay ,evening, Aug. 1, at The Thelander Body lktxmt 6:30 o'clock at Bould- Shop, acreage and house er ,Community Hospital. He have been sold by Mr. and bed"suffered an apparent heart a.tack in Estes Park ~.Wa~ taken to Boulder for further treatm,mt. He was s:pervisory engineer" mr'Rt cky Mountain Nation- it| Park. Memorial services were d0tidtlcted Thursday, Aug. 4, a~, I0:00 a.m. at the Corn- llnity/Church by the Rev. E. ,Melvin Kessinger. Miss J~phine Waddell provided organ music and accompan- the congregation in the hymn, "O God, Our Help In Ages Past". "Mr,' Beardmore was born in Pryor, Okla., Feb. 4. 1915. ,'He was preceded in death bY his parents, Wilfred and Corn Beardmore, and a bro- the'r,' Meade. He moved with his family to.Glasco, Kans., where he Jttt6nded grade school through the fourth grade and'finished elementary and s~om:Mry school in "Man- l tb, Kans. Mr. Beardmore r eived a Bachelor of Sci- ence in engineering from Kansas State University in 1"941- -" He and Edna M. Wildman wel'e married at Manhattan F~ns., Sept. 4, 1937. He worked in Soil Conser- Vation in Kansas and Iowa ~md with the United States Engineers m Omaha before serving with the Navy in World War II. After discharge from the Navy he was a co-owner ol Beardmore Motor Co. in Mankato, Kans., Oxford and Cambridge, Nebr. Mr. Beard- ntore was active in various capacities in church and civ- IC affairs. i'. InMarch 1957 the family moved to Estes Park where be'was employed in the en- gineering and maintenance dtVision at Rocky Mountain ' Na onal Park. He was sup- -" . tt or of the departmcnt at the time of his death. In Estes Park he was ar aCtive member of the Com- munity Church where h( served as an elder and Oil various committees. Wall also a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon, a past com- mander of the Americar L gion, a member of th Lodge and of Order of Eastern Star. lta: addition to his wife. 81il~lVors include a son, For- i' t E, his two children, oi Oxford, Nebr.; a daughter. Reb Jane, a student at tht University of Colorado ,:tour brothers and two sis- 'i,J lurial, arrangements were of Howe Mortuary Ot 1 6iilil6r and intermenl WaJ at O asco, Kans. A memorial fund is being ests, bli ed in "Frosty's' ti ttte' in care of Fred Novak rtntendent of Rocky National Park. "t ,I ll County Picnic At Ore., Aug. 21 ..AII , ,former residents o Jg ell County, Kans., ant lJ t .,families are invited t< Annual Picnic on Aug Kenilworth Park $ ,SE Holgate, in Port and; Ore. Bring picnic luncl family. Come earl) and