Crops Produce 07


Willard D Beckenholdt

April 6, 1929 ~ February 28, 2017 (age 87)

Willard Beckenholdt was born in Bellflower, Illinois to Willard and Bertha on April 6th, 1929. After serving in the Illinois National Guard, Willard received his Masters degree in journalism from the University of Illinois. With his degree, he became a journalist, then retired as a gentleman farmer in Illinois. He was married to Mary, who passed on before him in 2011. Together they had a family, including their sons Richard and Charles. On February 28th, 2017, Willard passed away at the age of 88 years old. 

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