The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

September 7, 2013

Rosalie Beecher, 90, Milton

The Daily Item

— MILTON — Rosalie Beecher, 90, a guest of Kramm’s Nursing Home in Milton, passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Kramm’s.

She was born Dec. 8, 1922, in Terre Haute, Ind., a daughter of the late Samuel E. Sr. and Katharine (Swope) Beecher.

Rosalie worked as a legal secretary for her father and the Indiana State Drivers License Bureau for many years until her retirement.

She was a lifetime member of the Christian Science Church and a longtime member of the First Church of Christian Science in Terre Haute. Rosalie was also active in the Vigo County Republican Party.

After her retirement in 1986, she moved to Bradenton, Fla., until moving to Milton to reside with her niece, Roberta in 2007.

Rosalie is survived by two nieces and their spouses, Roberta and Rodney Brown, of Alabama, and Elizabeth and Mark Schultz, of Colorado; six great-nieces and nephews; and several great-great-grand-nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a nephew, Chief Warrant Officer Quentin Beecher; one brother, Samuel E. Beecher Jr., and one sister, Bettie Wright.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, in Woodlawn Cemetery, North Third St., Terre Haute.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Brady Funeral Home of Danville.

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