Mary Lou Nagle (Beam)

1921 - 14 Jun 1994

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Mary Lou Nagle (Beam)

1921 - 14 Jun 1994
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The obituary of Mary Lou Nagle (Beam). Cemetery: Momence Cemetery, Location: Momence, Kankakee, Illinois, United States. Birth: 1921, Death: 14 Jun 1994.

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Mary Lou Nagle (Beam)


Momence Cemetery

10429-10001 E 4000 N Rd
Momence, Kankakee, Illinois
United States


Spouse: Wayne W "Bill" Nagle

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 - Mary Lou Nagle, 73, of 1621 Harbor Road, Kissimmee, died June 14. Born in Bridgeport, Ill., she moved to the area from Momence, Ill., in 1978. She was a secretary for Baker and Taylor Book Co., and worked part time at Baseball Card World, Kissimmee. She was a Methodist. Survivors include her husband, Wayne W. "Bill" Nagle; son, Gary Nagle, both of Kissimmee; daughter, Cindy Queen, Mooresville, N.C.; brothers, Scebert Beam, Momence, Ill., Joe Beam, Seattle, Wash.; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Services were held in Momence, Ill., with burial in Momence Cemetery. Conrad and Thompson Funeral Home, Kissimmee, was in charge of local arrangements.

Life timeline of Mary Lou Nagle (Beam)

Mary Lou Nagle (Beam) was born in 1921
Mary Lou Nagle (Beam) was 9 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Mary Lou Nagle (Beam) was 24 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
Mary Lou Nagle (Beam) was 32 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Mary Lou Nagle (Beam) was 44 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Mary Lou Nagle (Beam) was 57 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Mary Lou Nagle (Beam) was 68 years old when Cold War: Fall of the Berlin Wall: East Germany opens checkpoints in the Berlin Wall, allowing its citizens to travel to West Berlin. The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Constructed by the German Democratic Republic, starting on 13 August 1961, the Wall cut off West Berlin from virtually all of surrounding East Germany and East Berlin until government officials opened it in November 1989. Its demolition officially began on 13 June 1990 and finished in 1992. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, accompanied by a wide area that contained anti-vehicle trenches, "fakir beds" and other defenses. The Eastern Bloc portrayed the Wall as protecting its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the "will of the people" in building a socialist state in East Germany.
Mary Lou Nagle (Beam) died on 14 Jun 1994 at the age of 73