James Joseph (Beaver) Green

October 15, 1943 ~ June 12, 2020 (age 76)


Name: James Joseph "Beaver" Green
Age: 76
Address: Mount Olive, IL
Died:Friday June 12, 2020 5:42 a.m. Place: Cedar Hurst of Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL
Born: October 15, 1943  Place: Litchfield, IL
Father: the late:  John Green
Mother: the late:  Mary Vukelich Green
Spouse: the late:  Dorothy Jean  Tunnell Green  died September 26, 2003
      Date of Marriage: July 20, 1976
      Place of Marriage: Carlinville, Illinois
Schooling: Attended Holy Trinity Grade School and graduated from Mt. Olive High School with the Class of 1961
Church:  Holy Trinity Catholic Church, now St. John Paul II, where he was baptized and confirmed.
Military:  A member of the United States Army for  2 years.
Occupation: Mail Carrier for the Mt. Olive Post Office for 30 years.  Also the Postmaster for several years.
Organizations: Lifetime Member of the Mt. Olive  VFW Post #5790 //Mt. Olive J C's // Litchfield Moose Club, Litchfield, IL // . Life member of Mt. Olive Turner Hall.
Interests: Avid Cardinal Fan // Minnesota Vikings and University of Illinois Sports //  a member Roller Derby Bowling Team //   Schoppies Alley's Bowling Team  and Turner Hall Kittenball.
Survivors: 2 Sons: Bradley Michael Green //  Christopher Patrick Green of Edwardsville, IL // 2 Brothers:   Frank Green of Tuscon, AZ //  Charles (Harriet) Green of Rochestwer, MN // 1 Sister:  Cathy Houghby of Springfield, IL //  11 nieces and nephews.
Preceded in Death:  Parents:  John & Mary Vukelich Green //  Wife:  Dorothy Jean Tunnell Green // 2  Brothers: Jack  & Bill Green
Visitation: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 9:30 am St. Paul II Catholic Church, Mt. Olive, IL
Mass of Christian Burial:  11:00 a.m., Wednesday  June 17, 2020, St. John Paul II Catholic Church, Mt. Olive, IL
Clergy: Father Thomas Hagstrom
Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Liitchfield, IL.
Military Rites will be performed at Graveside
Memorials:  Turner Hall Mt. Olive, Illinois
condolences:  www.beckerandson.coom
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive is in charge of arrangements.

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June 17, 2020

9:30 AM to 10:45 AM
Saint John Paul II Parish
705 east Main Street
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Funeral Mass
June 17, 2020

11:00 AM
Saint John Paul II Parish
705 east Main Street
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

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