Beckmanns to close funeral home in 2014
By Richard Zowie —
The end of a nearly 140-year era is approaching for two Fredericksburg businesses with 19th century roots.
The Beckmann Furniture Company closed on Jan. 1, 2013, and the Beckmann Funeral Home will close in 2014.
The properties are being sold to Security State Bank, which is located in front of them at 201 West Main Street.
On Tuesday, Nov. 19, a heavy equipment truck was at work tearing down the furniture store. That lot is being converted into a new parking lot for the bank.
Randall Beckmann, who has co-owned the businesses with his mother, Jan Beckmann, and his sister, Barbi Hagel, said the funeral home would close “sometime after January 1.”
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