Marvin E. Beckman Jr.

June 20, 1960April 23, 2012

Marvin E. Beckman, Jr., age 51, of Bloomington, died April 23rd at his residence. Born June 20, 1960, in Seattle, Washington, he was the son of Marvin E. Beckman, Sr. and Sharon E. (Berg) Beckman. He was a believer in Jesus Christ, his Lord and Savior. Marvin was a talented auto and boat mechanic who thoroughly enjoyed working on cars, boats, motorcycles and snowmobiles. He was artistic and creative — attributes that shone through in his work. In his younger years, he was an avid hydroplane racer and expert water-skier, including barefoot water-skiing. He had a love for animals and cared greatly for his pets. Marvin also cared for people and was a blessing to others. He will be missed by those who knew him. He is survived by his parents, Marvin and Sharon Beckman, of Antioch, Illinois; three brothers: Carl Beckman, of Grayslake, Illinois; Eric Beckman, of Antioch, Illinois; and Joe King, of Eden Prairie, Minnesota; and two sisters: Amy (Beckman) Sekili, of Libertyville, Illinois; and Melissa Beckman, of Antioch, Illinois. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at 1 p.m. (EDT) at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Bloomington with Rev. James Gwinn officiating. Friends may visit the family on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Online condolences may be given at


  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 19, 2012
  • Gathering of Friends and Family Saturday, May 19, 2012

Marvin E. Beckman Jr.

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Ann Gundry Teliczan

May 2, 2012

I have very fond memories of Marvin pulling up in his hot rod when he hung out with my brother Dan. He was a kind person with a big heart and I'll always remember him as a special friend to our family. My deepest condolences go out to all who loved him, especially his family.

Chris & Elizabeth

May 1, 2012

R.I.P Marvin,you were a good man.

Dan Gundry

May 1, 2012

Rest in peace Marvin, may you find calm waters.

Heather Pfingston

April 29, 2012

RIP Marvin... Sad to see you go, but good to know you're no longer in pain... Love ya

April 29, 2012

Love and light to all that loved Marvin!!

Kay (Bloomington, In.)

Rich Rezny

April 29, 2012

Please accept my deepest sympathies.