Charles J. Beckner

December 19, 1922January 5, 2012

Charles J. Beckner, 89, Parkville, MO, formerly of Overland Park,KS, died January 5, 2011. Visitation 10-11 AM, Tuesday, January 10, Service at 11 AM at McGilley & Hoge Chapel, 8024 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa, KS.

Mr. Beckner was born in Eaton, Colorado, to parents Charles N. and Vera (Newton) Beckner. He served in the US Army during World War II, and was a salesman for 38 years for Westinghouse Electric Corporation, retiring in 1985.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn M. (Plumberg) Beckner, in 2003. He is survived by a daughter, Beverly Hackley, and her husband, Mike; by four grandchildren: Cody Croan, Amanda Westrem, Veronica Nevils, and Hillary Mosher; a great granddaughter, Mandolin Mosher; and a sister-in-law: Jeanne Beckner. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements under the direction of McGilley & Hoge, Overland Park, KS.


  • Visitation Tuesday, January 10, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Charles J. Beckner

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Suzanne Bond

January 9, 2012

Beverly --

I worked with your father at Westinghouse and am sorry to read of his passing. He was a gentleman and a gentle man and I know you'll miss him greatly. Cherish the memories you have of him andGod be with you in this sad time.

Suzanne (Brehm) Bond

American Heart Association

January 9, 2012

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.