Antonia ‘Vickie’ Beecher

March 21, 1937 – May 10, 2014

Antonia “Vickie” Beecher of Milwaukee died on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at the age of 77 years. Vickie was born on March 21, 1937, a daughter of Fred and Pasquala Ibarra. She married Frank Beecher on January 29, 1963. Vickie enjoyed collecting items of beauty and interest. She was an avid crafter. Vickie also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends especially her grandchildren. She was adored by everyone who knew her.

Vickie will be deeply missed by her sons, William Beecher and Victor (Carol) Beecher; grandchildren, Emily, Sydney, Natalie, Isaac, Allie, Sean and Aaron; and siblings, Fred (Mary Helen) Ibarra, Emma Espejo, Maria (Harold) Klusmeier and Eva Tetz. Vickie is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; parents; and sister, Vera.

The visitation for Vickie will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the 11:00 a.m. memorial Mass on Tuesday, May 20, at St. Roman Parish, 1710 W. Bolivar Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53221. Burial will immediately follow the Mass at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery in Union Grove.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Vickie’s name may be given to the Wisconsin Parkinson Association, 945 N. 12th St., Suite 4602, Milwaukee, WI 53233.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary, or to leave a condolence, please visit