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BEASON -- Michael Robert Irwin, 45, of
Beason, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008, at 12:05 a.m. at Abraham
Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Saturday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. His
funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral
home, with the Rev. Jeff DeLaughter officiating.
Burial will be in DeWitt Cemetery, DeWitt.
Mr. Irwin farmed in Oran Township, East Lincoln
Township and DeWitt County. He was road commissioner
for Oran Township.
He was born Feb. 21, 1963, in Lincoln to Robert
and Nancy French Irwin.
He is survived by his fiancée, Mary Beth
Landstrom; one son, Riley Michael Irwin of Beason;
two stepsons, Severan Landstrom and Seaton Landstrom
of Beason; one stepdaughter, Chelsie Landstrom of
Beason; one sister, Susan (and David) Mendenhall of
Buffalo; one nephew, Ross Howard of Buffalo; and
many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one
brother, William Irwin.
He was a member of Beason United Methodist Church,
Lincoln Fraternal Order of Eagles 2708 and the
Custom Tractor Club. He was president of the Beason-Chestnut
water board and captain of Beason Fire Department.
He worked with harness track maintenance at the
Logan County Fair.
Memorials may be made to the Beason Fire
Department or to the education fund for his son,
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