Francis E. Beuseling, 87, of Geneseo passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at Hammond Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Per his request, cremation rites have been accorded and private graveside services will take place Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Oakwood Cemetery. Deacon Harley Chaffee will officiate. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be left to the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Vandemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Ltd of Geneseo is assisting the family with arrangements.
Francis was born June 17, 1927 in Atkinson, IL the son of Francis B. and Celina (Martens) Beuseling. He graduated from Geneseo High School and proudly served in the U.S. Navy in both WWII and the Korean War. Francis married Doris J. Jones on June 4, 1949 in Geneseo, IL. He farmed for many years in rural Osco and then later worked as a custodian for the Moline School District from which he retired.
Survivors include his wife: Doris; daughters: Pamela Moomey of Rochester, IL and Cheryl Beuseling of Normal, IL; son: Jeff (Jeanne) Beuseling of Rock Island, IL; daughter-in-law: Pat McKnight; 7 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brother: Wilbur (Helen) Beuseling of Geneseo.
Francis was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers, and his son, Greg Beuseling.