Mrs. Velva Bean, 63, died Sunday [March 9, 1975] at her home at Haner Park on the Deschutes River near Wickiup Dam. She and her husband, Louis A. Bean, who survives, moved there eight years ago from Madras. The funeral will be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Madras Evergreen Chapel.
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Mrs. Bean was born March 2, 1912, at Bakersfield, Calif. She was a member and first president of the Mountain View Hospital Auxiliary in Madras. She and her husband were married March 8, 1946, in Reno, Nev.
She is also survived by two sisters: Mrs. Thelma Graves, Madras, and Mrs. Barbara Brownell, Seattle, Wash. The Rev. D. L. Penhollow of the Powell Butte Christian Church will officiate at the rites. Vault interment at Deschutes Memorial Gardens will take place tomorrow at noon.
The family suggests that friends who wish to make memorial gifts contribute to the Elks Eye Clinic in care of BPOE No. 1371, P.O. Box 549, Bend, Ore. 97701.
Friends may call at the funeral home until 8 p.m. today.
The Bend Bulletin, March 11, 1975
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman