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Banks & Beals welcomes a fourth generation to their funeral business

Banks & Beals Funeral Homes of La Harpe, Dallas City and Stronghurst are pleased to announce that Mitch Beals has joined the family business.

He is the son of Kevin and Sherry Beals. He recently graduated from Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg with a degree in Mortuary Science. He was a 2010 graduate of Illini West High School.

Earlier this year he served an 8 week internship at Mueller Funeral Home in the LaSalle/Peru area and is now serving a 12 month apprenticeship with his father and uncle, Kris Beals.

Mitch is a fourth generation funeral director following in the footsteps of his father Kevin, grandfather, Dean Beals, and great-grandfather, John Banks.

Fourth generation Mitch Beals of La Harpe, joins his father Kevin Beals (left) and his Uncle Kris Beals (right), in the Banks & Beals Funeral Home Business with locations in La Harpe, Stronghurst, and Dallas City.