BACKUS -- Robert Bean, 70, Backus, died Wednesday, May 17, 2000, at the St. Louis Park Plaza in St. Louis Park.
He was born Jan. 28, 1930, in Milwaukee, Wis., to James and Myrtle (Varner) Bean. He served six years in the Air Force. He was a member of the Pine River-Backus School Board, founded the Pine River-Backus Booster Club and was a member of the Mildred Bible Chapel and the Pine River Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Mona; two sons, Robert, Brooklyn Park, and Richard, Duluth; five daughters, Connie Edgar, Kasson, Kathy Bean, Brooklyn Park, Wendy Altendorfer, Hastings, Traci Bean, Bloomington, and Terri Cowan, Bennetsville, S.C.; a sister, Dorothy Sibell, Monument, Colo.; and 13 grandchildren.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mildred Bible Chapel in Pine River with the Revs. Dan Drown, Jack Smith and Lester Fair officiating.
Burial will be in the cemetery.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today and one hour before services Saturday at the chapel.
Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home in Pine River.
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