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1996 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Hank Beachell passes away at 100

12/13/2006

December 13, 2006 - A Message from Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, President of the World Food Prize:

 


Dr. Henry M. Beachell
1906-2006

 

A Message from Ambassador Kenneth Quinn,
President of the World Food Prize:

It is with great sadness that I advise you that Dr. Hank Beachell, the 1996 World Food Prize Laureate, passed away this morning at his home in Alvin, Texas. Dr. Beachell was 100 years old. His funeral will be Tuesday, December 19 at 11:00 AM, at the First Methodist Church, 611 W. South Street, in Alvin, Texas.

The viewing, and visitation with Dr. Beachell’s wife and family, will be on Monday evening, December 18, at the Oak Park Funeral Home, 300 Oak Park Drive, Alvin, TX 77511. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions in Dr. Beachell’s name be sent to the First Methodist Church.

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