Funeral for Hit & Run Victim John Beckstrom Monday


(Garden City, KS) ( John D. Beckstrom II, age 37, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at the St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas.  He was born March 12, 1975 in Frankfurt, Germany the son of John & Natalie Montes Beckstrom.  A Garden City resident since 1982, moving from San Antonio, he was a mechanic for Van Keppel Equipment.


He was a member of the Blues Society of Kansas City.


On July 24, 1999, he married Tasha M. Love in Sublette, Kansas.  She survives.


Other Survivors Include:

One Son,                              Tristin L. Beckstrom of the home;

One Daughter,                    Joscelyn M. Beckstrom of the home;

His Father,                           John Beckstrom of Lakeland, Florida;

His Mother,                          Natalie Beckstrom of Garden City, Kansas;

His Grandfather,                 John D. Beckstrom I of Lakeland, Florida;

Two Brothers,                      Larry Beckstrom of Garden City, Kansas, and

                                               Anthony Beckstrom of Wichita, Kansas; and

His In-Laws,                         Larry & Veronica Love of Sublette, Kansas.




Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Monday, June 11, 2012 at the Bible Christian Church in Garden City, Kansas.

Interment will be held in the Valley View Cemetery in Garden City, Kansas.

Friends may call from 2:00-6:00pm Sunday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Garden City, Kansas.

Memorials may be given to the Children’s Education Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home.