Beams Funeral Home

200 W Toledo St Box 5 Fremont, IN 46737


  • Jon R Thornton


    Jon R. Thornton proudly serves families of Fremont, Indiana, and surrounding communities. He attended Huntington North High School, Indiana University and Mid-America College of Funeral Service. Jon has served as a licensed funeral director and location manager since 1999. He also holds an insurance license for advanced planning. Jon and his wife reside in Angola, Indiana, and have 2 grown sons and 2 granddaughters.

  • Howard G Beams


    Howard is the former owner of Beams Funeral Home and continues to serve as a licensed funeral director. He recently received his 50-year pin from the Indiana Funeral Directors Association and also holds an insurance license. Howard and his wife, Glenna, reside in Fremont, Indiana.

  • Elizabeth J Eichler

    Office Manager

    Elizabeth "Jeanie" Eichler has been a longtime member of the Beams Funeral Home staff and serves as the office manager. She is immensely dedicated to the families we serve and has been a caregiver in their time of need. Jeanie is very active in the community. She attends church, serves on several associations and boards and supports our local schools. She has 4 children (Dan, Bob, Cathy and Dennis), 17 wonderful grandchildren and 7 amazing great-grandchildren.