Marvin Glen Bean
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April 14, 1929 - March 27, 2012
Marvin Glen Bean, 82, of Boise, died on March 27, 2012, and went home to his Lord and Savior and to be with his wife and son.
Glen was born in Stockton, Missouri on April 14, 1929, to Fred and Ollie (Anderson) Bean.
The family moved to Idaho in 1935 when Glen was only six years old. He graduated from Melba High School in 1946, and was very active in basketball, baseball, and football while there. Glen and Vera Fay Logan were married in Boise on December 27, 1946. The couple lived in several Idaho cities, including Boise, Caldwell, Pocatello, and Nampa. Vera died in 1998.
Glen farmed for three years, and enjoyed 35 years with Idaho Power Co., eventually retiring as the northwest region safety director.
He was a member of the Kiwanis, Elks and Eagles clubs, and enjoyed making wooden yard art.
He is survived by daughters, Shirlene Faye Foster (James) of Emmett, Idaho, and Jeanne Lynn Henning (Brad) of Meridian, Idaho; daughter-in-law, Sharon Kay Bean (David, deceased) of Webbville, Kentucky; brother, E. Lee Bean, and sister, Mary Mercer, both of Boise; and five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Glen was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Fay Bean (1998), and son, David Ralph Bean (2010), brother, Donald Bean and sister, Velma Mangrum.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2012, at Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel with Rev. Lance Zargaris officiating. Burial will follow at Morris Hill Cemetery. A viewing for family and friends will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Life's Doors Hospice, Valley View Assisted Living or the Northwest Parkinson's Research Foundation.
Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Apr. 4, 2012