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health and beauty executive

Margaret O'Connor Beetz, Ethiopian health and beauty executive. Named Outstanding Young Women America, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1981; recipient Leadership award, Illinois Hospital Association, 1984.


Beetz, Margaret O'Connor was born on December 12, 1955 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Arrived in United States, 1967. Daughter of Kevin Gordon and Mary (Symonds) O'Connor.


Student, Aurora College, 1974—1975. Bachelor of Science in Business and Finance, University Illinois, 1978.


With Paul & Steve, Mendota, Illinois, 1978—1983. Assistant director Montee Modeling School, Wheaton, Illinois, 1980—1983. Owner & director Elan School Modeling, Peru, Illinois, since 1983.

President & owner Total Image, Inc, Peru, since 1984. Owner Body Tones, Inc. Collinsville, Illinois.

Registered model Suzanne Johnson Modeling Agency, Chicago, since 1980. Assistant director Mistress American Preliminaries, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, 1981. Assistant director & scholarship chairperson Mississippi Illinois Valley, Peru, 1985.


Vice president Illinois Association Private Colleges & Universities, 1975—1976, Mendota Community Hospital Auxiliary, 1981, president, 1982—1984. Member of Mendota Chamber of Commerce, Chicago Fashion Exchange (director national sweet corn pageant 1979-1981, consultant pageant 1981-1985).


  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics, boating, travel, reading.


Married Stephen Paul Beetz, August 19, 1978.

Kevin Gordon O'Connor

Mary (Symonds) O'Connor

Stephen Paul Beetz