Taco Bealka Honored

Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki, left, presented a proclamation declaring Wednesday, June 5 “Gene ‘Taco’ Bealka Day” to Bealka’s widow, Bette, and one of their children Tuesday night. The proclamation comes after Bealka passed away in late December. Bealka was a long-time Stillwater High School athletic trainer, former Stillwater City Council member and World War II veteran. (Gazette staff photo by Avery Cropp)

Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki, left, presented a proclamation declaring Wednesday, June 5 “Gene ‘Taco’ Bealka Day” to Bealka’s widow, Bette, and one of their children Tuesday night. The proclamation comes after Bealka passed away in late December. Bealka was a long-time Stillwater High School athletic trainer, former Stillwater City Council member and World War II veteran. (Gazette staff photo by Avery Cropp)

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