September 18, 1921 - January 19, 2013
North Olmsted, Ohio | Age 91
Roberta Louise Beckman (nee Hummell), 91 of North Olmsted; beloved wife for 65 years of Virden C. Beckman. Dear mother of Karl F. (Cass), John L., V. Clark Jr., William R (Dianne), Mary Ann R. Laughlin (Drew). Loving grandmother of Sean Beckman, Rachel Laughlin, Andrew Laughlin, Kristina Beckman. Sister of the late Hazel Heishman, Mary Rainier, Dorothy Jean Schlesselman Oyler, daughter of Dr. Robert C. and Ella [Storts] Hummell. Passed away peacefully Saturday January 19, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to Fairview Grace United Methodist Church, 22420 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, OH 44126 or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44110, or Symphony West Orchestra, P.O. Box 116, North Olmsted, OH 44070. A Joyful Celebration of her life will be held at Fairview Grace Church on Friday, January 25, at 10:30am. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 21369 Center Ridge Rd, Fairview Park, from 3-5 & 7-9pm Thursday. 440-333-9774 www.buschfuneral.com
Roberta was co-founder and concertmaster of the North Olmsted Community Orchestra [now Symphony West] now celebrating their 50th year. Member of many vocal and instrumental ensembles in Cleveland area. She was a proud member of Baldwin-Wallace College Class of 1943 and represented her class at many alumni reunions.
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