Date of death: 7/13/2019

Saint Meinrad Class: C 1983

Paul Anthony Beckmann, age 58, recently of Denver, Colorado, went to be with his Heavenly Father on July 13, 2019.  He was born in Hammond, Indiana, and moved to Sevierville to be with his parents, Don and Ursula Beckmann.

Paul graduated from DeMotte High School in Indiana, Saint Meinrad Seminary in Indiana and St. Josephina Seminary in Florida.  He also served four years in the Navy on the USS Constellation during the Persian Gulf Crisis.  He belonged to St. Cecilia Church in Indiana and Holy Cross Church in Pigeon Forge.

He is survived by a brother, Andrew and wife, Denice and two nieces and a nephew all of Plymouth, Indiana; sister, Theresa and husband, Mark Chase and two nephews all of Indianapolis, Indiana and sister, Julie and husband Tom Cooper and a niece and nephew all of Leesburg, Virginia.  He will be greatly missed.  May God rest his soul.