Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park

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Donald Charles Beckert Sr.

May 25, 1936April 1, 2020

Donald Charles Beckert Sr., age 83, of Beaumont, Texas passed away on Wednesday April 1, 2020 at Harbor Hospice House in Beaumont. A native of Cleveland, OH., Donald was a retired Chemical Engineer with Mobil Oil Refinery in Beaumont, and was an avid bicyclist. Donald proudly served his country in The United States Air Force. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont under the direction of Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Beaumont.

Donald is survived by his wife, Elaine Beckert of Beaumont, son Donald Charles Beckert, Jr. of Fort Worth, ; son Alan John Beckert and wife Lisa of Orange, and his daughter Ann Rodenberg and husband Michael, sister Linda Beckert of Cleveland, OH., his grandchildren Alannah Schoonover and husband Christopher, Krystal Castolenia and husband Brandon, and Kandice Fikes and husband Jason, great grandchildren Lakin Beckert, Katelyn Castolenia and Carson Castolenia.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Florence Beckert

Graveside services will be held Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Forest Lawn Memorial Park under the direction of Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Beaumont.

Serving as pallbearers are Donald Charles Beckert, Jr., Alan John Beckert, Brandon Castolenia and Jason Fikes.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.forestlawnmpfh.com for the Beckert family.


  • Elaine Beckert, Wife
  • Donald Charles Beckert, Jr., Son
  • Alan John Beckert (Lisa), Son
  • Ann Rodenberg (Michael), Daughter
  • Linda Beckert, Sister
  • Alannah Schoonover (Christopher), Grandchild
  • Krystal Castolenia (Brandon), Grandchild
  • Kandice Fikes (Jason), Grandchild
  • Lakin Beckert, Great Grandchild
  • Katelyn Castolenia, Great Grandchild
  • Carson Castolenia, Great Grandchild

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  • Donald Charles Beckert, Jr., Active Pallbearer
  • Brandon Castolenia, Active Pallbearer
  • Alan Beckert, Active Pallbearer
  • Jason Fikes, Active Pallbearer


  • A Celebration of Donald's Life

    Saturday, April 4, 2020


Donald Charles Beckert Sr.

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Gina Bates

April 9, 2020

Truly a great man and a fantastic father. You touched the lives of everyone you came in contact with Mr. Beckert.
Mrs. Beckert, Ann, Alan, and Donald, you have my sincerest condolences.

David Richard Jr

April 4, 2020

This breaks my heart. Mr Beckert was a mentor to me in my teens and 20's. I learned so much from him and continue to use the education he gave me. He helped give me the solid foundation I use today. Prayers for all the family, may God comfort you in these times and Rest in Peace.

Andi Demetriades Powell

April 4, 2020

I’m very sad to hear of his passing. He was such a great man and a great father to my friend Ann.
You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
May his memory be eternal!

Kristy Boswell

April 4, 2020

Very sorry to hear this news. Mr. Beckert was a ball of energy and wonderfully outgoing, conscientious, nurturing. The world needs more people like him.

Maria Schoeneman

April 3, 2020

Dear Ann and family,
May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time.


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