July 29, 2021
Joseph Michael Beaumont,77, died June 24, 2021, at his home in Wichita. He was born Jan. 12, 1944, to Joseph and Mary (Ally) Beaumont, in Creston, Iowa. His nickname in childhood was “Micky.” He attended grade school in Creston until fourth grade in 1953, when the family moved to Superior. His family came to manage the new Brown’s Shoe Fit store, where Mike also worked during high school. His parents said he was a good salesman. Mike graduated with the Superor High School Class of 1962.
In 1963, Mike entered the U.S. Air Force. It was during his time serving in Olathe, Kan., he met...