Information for Margaret Rosine Reed Bean
17 March, 1901 – February, 1973
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
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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