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Glenn Douglas Beard

Glenn Douglas Beard

Male 1918 - 2011

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  • Name  Glenn Douglas Beard  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born  20 Oct 1918  rural Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1920  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Glenn Beard, son, male, white, age 1 3/12, single, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Virginia, mother's birthplace Virginia, occupation none
    High School  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Wapello High School 
    Residence  Jan 1962  Grandview, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence  Mar 1963  Grandview, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence  Nov 1982  Grandview, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Obituary  Nov 2011  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home web site 
    • Burlington (IA) -- Glenn Douglas Beard, 93, of Burlington, formerly of Mediapolis and Grandview, died on Saturday, November 26, 2011, at the Klein Center in Burlington.

      Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, December 1, 2011, at the Grandview Community Bible Church, 206 West Monroe, Grandview, Iowa 52752.

      Visitation will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home, Wapello. A memorial fund has been established for the benefit of the Grandview Community Bible Church and the Louisa County Historical Society.

      Glenn was born on October 20, 1918, in rural Wapello, the son of Myron Douglas and Nannie Rebecca Hopkins Beard. He attended school at Newport and Wapello High School. On February 25, 1937, he married Treva Marie Stone in Gladstone, Illinois.

      Glenn farmed in the Mediapolis area for 18 years and then moved to the town of Mediapolis and worked in the grocery store. In 1957, he and Treva purchased the Grandview Market in Grandview. They operated it for 12 years. He then worked for Beard Grain Company. After retiring and living in Grandview for 50 years, they moved to Burlington's Rosebush Gardens Assisted Living.

      Glenn enjoyed woodworking. Some of his work was for the Louisa County Historical Society, of which he was a board member for many years. He was a member of the Grandview Community Bible Church.

      His family surviving include his wife, Treva Beard; five children, Ray Beard and wife, Marie, of Northville, Michigan, Shirley and Kay Harsin of Knoxville, Marvin Beard and wife, Linda, of Davenport, Betty Eversmeyer of Burlington, and Bill Beard and wife, Sharon, of Columbus Junction; 13 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren; and a niece, Joanne Hartman of Washington.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; two brothers; a grandson; a granddaughter; and a nephew.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Name: Glenn D. Beard; Born: 20 October 1918; Died: 26 November 2011; State (Year) SSN issued: Iowa (1954)
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Find A Grave Memorial# 81272771  [6
    • His grave is at the Grandview Cemetery, Grandview, Louisa County, Iowa; memorial provided courtesy of No Reins

      There was no headstone photo online at the Find A Grave web site as of August 2012
    Died  26 Nov 2011  Great River Medical Center's Klein Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried  1 Dec 2011  Grandview Cemetery, Grandview, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Person ID  I56209  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Myron Douglas Beard,   b. 13 Oct 1879, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1966, Saint Francis Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Nancy Rebecca "Nannie" Hopkins,   b. 21 Aug 1879, Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1962, Mercy Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  24 Dec 1902  Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Issue 
    • There were at least three children from this marriage.
    Family ID  F7600  Group Sheet

    Family  Treva Marie Stone 
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F22605  Group Sheet

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    Glenn Douglas Beard
    Glenn Beard died November 26, 2011 in West Burlington, Iowa. He was the son of Myron Douglas Beard (1879-1966) and Nancy Rebecca "Nannie" (Hopkins) Beard (1879-1962).

  • Sources 
    1. [S3082] Beard, Nancy Rebecca "Nannie" (Hopkins) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 3, January 3, 1962; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 105; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 3A, page number: 266; enumeration date: January 19 and 20, 1920

    3. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S7635] Beard, Glenn Douglas - Obituary, (originally published at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home web site, November 2011; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S10452] Beard, Orton Hopkins - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 28, March 13, 1963; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S7633] Wahl, Myrtle C. (Beard) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 19, November 26, 1982; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S3081] Maddux, Lena Eudora (Beard) - Obituary, (originally published in The Wapello Republican, January 17, 1935, page 1; Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).