Chesterton resident Roger L. Beam, Sr., 62, died Thursday, June 21, 2007, at
the Wintersong Village Nursing Home in Knox.
He was born July 9, 1944, in Dover, N.J., the son of Randolph and Verna (Scheer)
Beam, who preceded him in death.
He is survived two sons, Paul Beam of Chesterton and Roger (wife Pamela)
Beam, Jr. of Valparaiso; a daughter, Verna Lankford of Pennsylvania; six
grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and a brother, Randy (wife Kate) Beam of
He was preceded in death by a sister, Bonnie Beam.
He served in the U.S. Army with the 585th Engineers and was a member of the
Disabled American Veterans. He was employed as a truck driver for Miller
Transportation and enjoyed bowling.
Funeral services were scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Bartholomew Funeral Home,
102 Monroe St. in Valparaiso. Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Donations may be made to Bartholomew funeral Home. For more information
please call (219) 462- 4102 or sign a guestbook for Roger Beam at