Wayne Beckmann, 72

Air Force veteran, SEIU union negotiator

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Wayne Edwin Beckmann, 72, a lifetime resident of Forest Park, died peacefully at his home on Dec. 12, 2017. Born on Aug. 10, 1945, he was a member of Proviso East's class of 1963, a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, a union negotiator for Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and an entrepreneur. 

Wayne was the husband of Marie Beckmann (Stanley); to father of Michelle and Matthew; the son of Edwin and Elizabeth Beckmann (Hoftey); the brother of Gerald and Joyce; and an uncle to many. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates contributions in Wayne's memory to Edward Hines Jr. V.A. Hospital, Attn: Voluntary Services, 5000 S. 5th Ave., Hines, IL 60141 and at P.O. Box 5000, Hines, IL 60141. 

Arrangements were by Woodlawn Funeral Home, 708-442-8500.

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