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Michael Wes Beatty

January 2, 1965 ~ November 16, 2020 (age 55)

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Michael Wes Beatty, 55 of 18B Rd., Argos, Indiana passed away on Monday November 16, 2020 at 7:26 p.m. at Parkview Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne, Indiana. On January 2, 1965 in South Bend, Indiana Michael was born to Norman W. Beatty and Loreitta M. (Guise) Beatty. He had lived in the Argos community the past 22 years, having lived in Plymouth, Indiana prior to that.

On July 6, 1985 in Walkerton, Indiana he married Shelley K. Mann and together they have shared the past 35 years.

Michael was a farmer having worked for Harold Van Vactor Farms in Plymouth, Indiana; and Brian Clark Farms in Argos, Indiana. 

He was a graduate of Plymouth High School with the class of 1983. 

Michael is survived by his Wife – Shelley Beatty of Argos, Indiana

Daughters – Elizabeth A. Engle and husband Joshua of Plymouth, Indiana; and Sondra M. Beatty and Matthew Bogunia of Walkerton, Indiana

3 Grandchildren – Brylie, Logan, and Aedreanna

Brothers – David Beatty of Plymouth, Indiana; Ron Beatty and wife Cheryl of Plymouth, Indiana; James Beatty and wife Julie of Plymouth, Indiana; and Larry Beatty of Plymouth, Indiana

Sisters – Kathy Beatty of Plymouth, Indiana; Rhonda Johnson of Plymouth, Indiana, and Teresa Huffer and husband Jack of LaPaz, Indiana

Many Nieces and Nephews

He is preceded in death by his Parents; Sister – Evelyn Froeschke; and Grand Daughter Elena

Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Friday November 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Juniper Road, Argos, Indiana with Rev. Tammy Boggs of the Pretty Lake United Methodist Church with burial to follow.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: Michael W. Beatty Memorial Fund – 208 N. Michigan St., Argos, Indiana 46501.


Arrangements have been entrusted with the Earl-Grossman Funeral Home, Argos, Indiana

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Graveside Service
November 20, 2020

2:00 PM
Maple Grove Cemetery
16100 Juniper Road
Argos, Indiana 46501

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