John Beauchamp, 1945-2019

John Ray Beauchamp, 74, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Fountainview Terrace, La Porte.

He was born March 5, 1945, to Vernon and Esther (Borton) Beauchamp.

John was a fork lift driver for many years.  He was a member of an area fishing club.

Surviving are his children, Jack (Lorena) Beauchamp of Hamlet, IN, and Karen (Patrick) Sneed of Fort Wayne, IN; 9 grandchildren, Dakota, Austin, Montana and Sierra Beauchamp of Hamlet, Stephanie (Tom) Sieczko and Kari (Richard) Copeland of South Bend, IN, and Jordan, Mackenzie and Kendra Sneed of Fort Wayne; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Vernon “Bud” S. Beauchamp, Edna May Washburn, Norma L. Beauchamp, Opal I. Beauchamp, Herald William “Bill” Beauchamp, Ruth E. Beauchamp, Joseph R. Beauchamp, and Mary G. Beauchamp.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte. A private family service will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family c/o Jack Beauchamp, 2900 Monroe St., La Porte, IN 46350.

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