Nathan J. Beckman, 36, Salina, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.

He was born July 27, 1981, in Hays to Reginald J. and Kathleen (Jensen) Beckman.

He was a 1999 graduate of Norton Community High School and later graduated from Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Curtis, Neb., with an associate degree in livestock and crop management.

Survivors include his mother, Norton; his father, Norton; five brothers, Bill Beckman, Oakley, Chuck Vogelgesang, Colorado Springs, Colo., Chad Beckman, Campus, Dan Vogelgesang, Leander, Texas, and John Beckman, Salina; two sisters, Shauna Blackwill, Grainfield and Jennifer Vogelgesang; and his grandmother, Virginia Jensen, Colby.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, C. David Jensen and Durwood and Thelma Beckman.

A celebration of life will be next summer the weekend of his birthday.

Memorials are suggested to Nathan Beckman Memorial Fund in care of John Beckman, 2507 Mitchell Dr, Salina, KS 67401.