Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Mayor Bob Beckers passes away

Grandview Mayor Bob Beckers, who has been battling brain and lung cancer for several months, passed away in the early hours of Aug. 18. The prayer event in his honor scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21 at Freedom Park will still be held to pray for Grandview and the Beckers family.
Funeral services will be held in the mayor's home state of Minnesota. A local, informal memorial gathering to celebrate Beckers' life will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29 at The View Community Center. The public is welcome to attend.
Those wishing to share their memories or thoughts about Bob Beckers are invited to send them to: newsdesk@jcadvocate.com. A tribute to the mayor, including the submitted comments, will be featured in the Aug. 26 issue of the Jackson County Advocate.

1 comment:

  1. I'm very sorry to hear this--it's always very unfortunate when someone passes away so early in life... I regret not being more active in our community and having a better awareness of Mr. Beckers and his works. May his family please find peace. / chris@kcmo.net

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