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In Memorium: Hal S. Beebee II


Hal S. Beebee II, a longtime Aurora business leader and community volunteer, passed away March 25, 2015.

Hal S Beebee II, 74, passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 following a short illness. He was born on December 9, 1940 in Aurora, son of the late Hal S. and Alice (Biever) Beebee.

A lifelong Auroran, he was a wealth of information regarding Aurora’s long history. Hal joined his father in Beebee Insurance Agency in 1959 and ultimately bought it from his father. He married Patricia “Pat” Meyer and had three children, Kristi, Robyn and Hal III.

Hal volunteered in the community with the Aurora Jaycees, Kiwanis Club of Aurora, Aurora Downtown and many other local organizations and was a lifelong member of New England Congregational Church.

He is survived by his wife, Pat; daughters, Kristi (Mark) Wano, Robyn Beebee and son , Hal “Chip” Beebee III; grandchildren, Jordan and Taylor Lawrence, Garrett and Alex Wano, and Dylan Melgosa; sister, Dee (Jim) Cunningham; niece, Susan Cunningham and nephew, Thomas Cunningham as well as many other extended family members.

Memorial visitation will be held at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Place, Aurora, IL 60506 on Thursday, April 9, 2015 from 4 PM – 8 PM. A Memorial Service will be held at 3 PM on Friday, April 10, 2015 at New England Congregational Church, 406 W. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL 60506.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New England Congregational Church, The Kiwanis Club of Aurora, and Vitas Hospice.

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