July 19, 1925 - November 24, 2018
Doris Idella “Gram” Beauman, 93, of Kankakee, passed away Nov. 24, 2018, at her granddaughter’s home in Kankakee. She was born July 19, 1925, in Kankakee, the daughter of Orval and Myrtle (Stephens) Mattocks. She married Raymond Beauman on Oct. 4, 1943, in St. Louis, Mo. Doris was a civil service worker (ASCS). She also volunteered at the Illinois Veterans Home at Manteno. Doris and her husband, Ray, were members of the Jolly Sam’s Camping Club; they loved to camp all around the country. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary; and she enjoyed her sports, baseball and basketball. Doris was an amazing mother and grandmother. She enjoyed being with her children and grandchildren. They called her simply “Gram.” Doris leaves behind her pet dog, Kesha Marie, whom she loved very much. Gram touched so many lives and will be missed by all who knew her. Surviving are one son, Michael R. Beauman; one sister and brother-in-law, Liz and Tom Geelan, of Liberty Center, Iowa; one brother, Jimmy Mattocks, of Liberty Center, Iowa; two granddaughters, Julie (Chris) Johnson, of Hebron, Ky., and Sarah Beauman (Rob Naese), of Kankakee; six great-grandchildren, C.J., Olivia, Jordan, Emily, Kloee and Logan; along with other survivors, Kim Coughlin, Tom Coughlin, Nicole Nugent Richardson (adopted granddaughter) and Lynne Marek (house girl). She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, until the 6 p.m. service at Jensen Funeral Home 1200 N. Convent, Bourbonnais. Chaplin Dan Horton will officiate. Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Aroma Township. Rt 17 Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:00am In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the wishes of the family. The family would like to say a special thank you to Hospice of Kankakee Valley for the wonderful care for Gram. Please sign her online guestbook at jensenfuneralhome.com.
Doris Idella “Gram” Beauman, 93, of Kankakee, passed away Nov. 24, 2018, at her granddaughter’s home in Kankakee. She was born July 19, 1925, in Kankakee, the daughter of Orval and Myrtle (Stephens) Mattocks. She married Raymond... View Obituary & Service Information
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