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Charles Edward Bean 1854-1913


Posted By: Sharon K HESEBECK (email)
Date: 1/26/2024 at 09:15:23

The community was shocked last Wednesday morning upon the death of Chas. Bean, will known resident here, who passed away at his home at nine o'clock. Death came unexpectedly, for Mr. Bean had only been ill for a couple of days. His death was caused from double pneumonia
The passing of Mr. Bean will be mourned by the entire community in which he had lived. He was one of the pioneer residents in the county, having moved south of Spencer in 1872. He was devoted husband, a loving father and brother and an honored citizen and a true friend
Charles Edward Bean was born in Dane County, near Madison, Wisconsin, May 10, 1854, where lived until sixteen years of age when he left with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Bean, who came to Iowa. When settled on a homestead four and on half miles south of Spencer
Mr. Bean was united in marriage to Miss Amelia Dahms, March 5, 1881 and following their marriage they moved to a farm seven miles south of Spencer
To the union of Mr. and Mrs. Bean, two children were born, Victor Edward and Blanche Irene. Little Blanche Irene passed away at the age of one and one half years. Mrs. Bean preceding her husband in death January 2, 1889, after which Mr. Bean moved to Spencer
Twelve years later he was married to Miss Hulda Dahms, April 7, 1901. they soon moved to a farm eight miles of Everly and later moved to Everly where they have resided for the past nine years
Mr. Bean is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hulda Bean, one son, Victor Edward Bean, four grandchildren, Lisle Cleone, June and Irvin Dale all of Everly, one brother, Irvin Bean of Los Angeles, California, one sister at Davenport and a number of nieces and nephews
He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and was a man of sterling worth, honored and esteemed by many
Funeral services were held last Saturday afternoon at the Grace Methodist Church in Everly at 1:30 o'clock.
Burial was made in Riverside Cemetery at Spencer
News Herald, Spencer, Clay County, Iowa, January 16, 1930


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