James J. Beyer
James J. Beyer, 93, of Waldron, passed away August 1, 2017 at Franciscan Health in Indianapolis.
Born July 31, 1924 in Shelby County, he was the son of Frank and Rose (Runnebohm) Beyer. He
married Marilyn Jean (Thomas) Beyer on June 25, 1949, and she passed away June 29, 2005.
Survivors include: sons- Stephen J. Beyer (wife Nancy) of Waldron, Anthony Beyer (wife Dale) of
Algonquin, Illinois, Nicholas J. Beyer of Knox, Indiana; daughter- Pam Hamilton (husband Ron) of
Flat Rock; sisters- Lillian White of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Mildred Brinson of Morristown, Barbara
Abel (husband Jim) of Pensacola, Florida; 8 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren,
and 1 step great grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Maurice Beyer, and
sister Betty Wenning.
Mr. Beyer was a lifelong resident of Shelby County, and was a self employed farmer his entire lifetime.
He graduated from Waldron High School in 1942, and was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic
Church, and a former member of American Legion and Knights of Columbus. He was a US Army
James enjoyed reading, traveling, and was a high school basketball and football referee for over
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 10:00 am at St. Vincent de Paul
Catholic Church, 4218 E. Michigan Rd, with Rev. Paul Landwerlen officiating. Visitation will be
observed Friday, August 4, 2017 from 4-8:00 pm at Glenn E. George & Son Funeral Home,
437 Amos Rd., with burial in St. Vincent Catholic Cemetery. Rosary will be recited on Friday evening
at 3:30 pm at the funeral home.
Memorial donations can be made to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, or the Shelby County Cancer
Association, in care of the funeral home.
Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your father, grandfather and great grandfather.