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Iris Jean Beechler

Iris Jean Beechler, American nurse, health educator. Registered Nurse. Recipient Very Special People award, Noblesville Daily Ledger, 1980.


  • Beechler, Iris Jean was born on July 27, 1940 in Winchester, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Charles William and Lela Helen (Ozbun) Bussear.

  • Education

    • Student, Marion College, 1958—1959. Student, Taylor University, 1959—1960. Diploma in Nursing, St. Vincent's School Nursing, Indianapolis, 1965.


    • Head nurse Community Hospital, Indianapolis, 1965—1966, Riverview Hospital, Noblesville, 1967—1969, assistant supervisor, 1966—1967. Junior High School resource teacher Hamilton Heights School Corporation, Arcadia, 1981—1982, elementary health educator, since 1982, member pupil service board, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse.


    Youth director Victory Chapel Community Church, Noblesville, 1966—1981, member church board, since 1970, church treasurer, since 1975, adult Sunday school teacher, since 1975. Chairman policy and procedure committee Emergency Medical Service Hamilton County, Noblesville, 1977. Member of Hamilton County Extension Homemakers Association (health and safety chairman 1971-1972, Jane award 1979), Indiana Extension Homemakers Association (district representative 1973-1974, Jane award 1979), Indiana Association Women Highway Safety Leaders (public information chairman 1975), Roaring 20s Home Extension Homemakers Club (president 1971-1972).


    • Married Billy Edman Beechler, August 6, 1967. Children: Billy Junior, Jeffrey, Cathy.
    • father: Charles William Bussear
    • mother: Lela Helen (Ozbun) Bussear
    • spouse: Billy Edman Beechler
    • children: Billy Junior Beechler
    • Jeffrey Beechler
    • Cathy Beechler
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