S. Benjamin Beeson, 91, of Downers Grove and a former longtime resident of Brookfield, died July 22, 2014.
Mr. Beeson grew up in the Austin neighborhood of Chicago and graduated from Austin High School in 1939 and DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, in 1949.
He worked as an investigator for the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office and was involved in local politics while a resident of Brookfield. Mr. Beeson served as a Proviso Township Republican precinct captain from 1974 to 2006 and was an active member of Brookfield’s PEP Party since 1977.
Mr. Beeson is survived by his wife Marcella Beeson (nee Kovacic), and his children, Debra M.D., Carol and James (Claudette).
Services have been held. Interment was private.
Memorial donations are appreciated to the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund.
Hallowell and James Funeral Home, Downers Grove, handled arrangements