George "Junior" Bean was reunited with his wife Eunice, son Richard, parents and other friends, relatives as his Heavenly Father welcomed him into His presence through a peaceful passing at Marengo Memorial Hospital Hospice on Friday evening, January 29, 2016.
George was a lifetime Iowa County resident raising his family while actively engaged in farming activities from the days of his youth through the 90th year of his life in Sumner Township near Marengo.
George was born on December 1, 1920, the son of Anna F. (Janssen) Bean and George Benjamin Lovell Bean. He attended elementary school in the Sumner Township and graduated from Ladora High School in 1940.
He married the love of his life, Eunice L. Haas, daughter of Esther (Scandridge) Haas and John F. Haas on April 21, 1943. Eunice and he celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary shortly before Eunice's passing on June 27, 2009.
The marital covenant of Eunice and George was blessed with four sons: Richard Jess (deceased January 26, 1995): Larry George (Margo), Casper, Wyoming: Leslie John (Susan) Williamsburg, Iowa; and Don William (Tanya) Marengo, Iowa. He was also blessed with 18 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson, Christmas dinners were always a delightful family reunion.
Visitation will be held Friday, February 5th at Kloster Funeral Home, 298 West Washington Street, Marengo, Iowa 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Memorial services to celebrate George's life will be on Saturday morning, February 6th, 10:30 a.m. at the Victor Baptist Church, 201 - 7th Street, Victor, Iowa, followed by a graveside service at Ohio Methodist Cemetery - George's good friend, Christian brother and longtime Pastor, Dan Andrews, will preside over the services.
In lieu of flowers the family requests an honorarium to Marengo Memorial Hospital Foundation, East Iowa Camp or the charitable organization of your choice.