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Ernest G. Beach

Ernest G. Beach, 84, Lanesville, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Norton Hospital in Louisville.
Born July 31, 1927, in Jeffersonville, he was the son of the late Earl and Mary Kiesler Beach.
He was retired from Henry Vogt Machine Co. in Louisville, was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and was a 4th degree in the Knights of Columbus in Lanesville.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Alice Zimmerman Beach, and a sister, Pauline Hess.
Survivors include three daughters, Nancy Rogers of Georgetown, Patty Beach of Lanesville and Anita Asher of Corydon; three sisters, Virginia Shuck of Bradenton, Fla., and Margaret Hess and Eleanor Zurschmiede, both of New Albany, Ind.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, Aug. 10, from noon to 8 p.m., with a rosary service at 7, and Thursday, Aug. 11, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral Mass: Thursday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville with burial in the church cemetery.
Officiant: Father Juan Valdes.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Brown Cancer Center in Louisville or to his church.

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