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-Michael Dean Beahman-

Michael ‘Mike’ Dean Beaham, 47, of Columbus Junction, died Monday, November 26, 2007, at his home.

Graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2007, at Muscatine Memorial Park Cemetery.  Reverend Cathy Whitlatch of the Columbus Junction United Methodist Church will officiate.  Honorary bearers will be Larry Brown and Ken Kircher.

The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.  Memorials may be made to the family in care of Christy Beaham.  Online condolences for the Beaham family may be left at www.wittichfuneralhome.com.

Michael was born on August 22, 1960, in Muscatine, the son of James L. and Ruth Ann McKillip Beaham.  He married Christy Weder on December 31, 2004, in Letts.

He worked at West Liberty Foods.

He was a member of the Water Fowls Association, Foiles Prostaff, and Ducks Unlimited.  He loved to hunt, fish, and enjoyed playing the guitar with his nephews and listening to music.  He also enjoyed playing the guitar for the residents of Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Columbus Junction.

Survivors include his wife, Christy Beaham of Columbus Junction; his parents, James L. and Ruth Beaham of Letts; two brothers, James L. Beaham Jr. and wife, Lisa, of Letts, and Jesse E. Beaham of Kimberly, Massachusetts; and two nephews, Garret and Dustin Beaham of Letts.

He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents.

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