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Ellen Sophia Saner Beam

May 4, 1919 - June 22, 2016

Ellen Sophia Saner Beam, 97 of Riverton, died at 3:30 am, Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Regency Care. She was born May, 4, 1919 in Springfield to Arthur and Ann Kenny Saner. She married William G. Beam, February 12, 1942 and he preceded her in death on December 8, 1983.

Survivors include her son, Terry (Toni) Beam of Riverton; two grandchildren, Brian (Angie) Beam of Bloomington and Glen Carbon and David (Deborah) Beam of Washington, DC; one great grandchild, Jared and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, John David Beam; infant daughter, Ruth Ellen Beam; sisters, Anna Runyon and Katherine Fanale and brothers, Arthur “Buddy” and Jerome Saner.

Ellen retired from Smith Drug Company where she worked as a bookkeeper.
She was a member of St. James Church in Riverton.

Visitation: 10-11 am, Friday, June 24, 2016 at St. James in Riverton.
Funeral Mass: 11 am, Friday, June 24, 2016 at St. James in Riverton with Reverend Raphael Paul DeMoreno officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to a Charity of the Donor’s Choice.

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, June 24, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Service Information

Date: Friday, June 24, 2016

Time: 11:00 am


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, June 24, 2016


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