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Information for Margaret Rosine Reed Bean
17 March, 1901 February, 1973
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
February, 1973
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Margaret R. Bean

   NAMPA - Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Rosine Bean, 71 of 1302 W. Flamingo Ave., who died Monday at a Nampa hospital following an extended illness, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.  The Rev. Charles Higgins and the Rev. Herbert Lilly, of the Nampa First Church of the Nazarene, will officiate. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens on Karcher Road.
     Mrs. Bean was born March 17, 1901, at Owatonna, Minn., and at the age of 14 years moved to Henning, Minn.  She was married to Carroll S. Bean on Dec.23, 1919, at Wadena Minn., and they lived for a time at Henning, Minn.  They later lived at Hibbing, Minn., and at Mowbridge S.D. for several years. They moved to Ft. Peck, Mont., in 1933.  Mr. Bean followed the heavy construction trade, and worked on the Grand Coulee Dam.
    Then they farmed, here at Nampa for six years, and then again followed heavy construction, including The Dalles Dam, and other areas in the Northwest.  They returned to Nampa, and in 1960 built the Flamingo Trailer Court They operated it until 1967, when they sold the court. They have resided at Nampa since that time. They had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1969.
    She is survived by her husband, Carroll S. Bean, of Nampa; one son Stanley W. Bean, of Nampa; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Cummings of Nampa and Mrs. Gladys Fletcher, of Lakewood, Calif.; two brothers, Claude Reed, of Hemet, Calif, and Edward Reed, of Payette; two grandsons, Terry G. Bean and Craig S. Bean both of Nampa; and by one great-grandson, Michael G. Bean of Boise. She was preceded in death by her parents.

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