Dr. James Robert Van Beckum

Dr. James Robert Van Beckum, of Rubicon, died gracefully at his home in Sebastian, Florida, on June 16, two days before his 86th birthday.

 His is survived by his wife, Margaret (Sattler) Van Beckum; his sister, Betsy Stouthammer; his children, Peter (Cindy), Sarah (Matt), Mary (Steve) Goshorn, David (Carina), Paula (Jon), and Joseph (Dona); and friend, Nancy. Jim was a farmer, veterinarian and sailor.

Private services were held in Florida.