Agnes L. Bean

Monday, November 19, 2018

Agnes L. Bean, 101, of Concordia, died Friday, Nov.16, 2018, at Good Shepherd Care Community in Concordia.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Concordia, with Rev. Tim Biesemeyer officiating. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association or Concordia United Methodist Church. Friends may sign the online register book at
Born Jan. 22, 1917, in Kansas City, Kan., she was the daughter of the late Robert Stice and Irene Marts Stice. She was a 1936 graduate of Argentine High School in Kansas City, Kan., and attended Commerce College of Business. On Sept. 28, 1939, she married Robert E. Bean, who preceded her in death on March 22, 2001. She retired after 25 years in the food service department of Kansas City Kansas Schools, worked at Hallmark, and wrote for The Record newspaper in Kansas City, Kan. While living in Kansas, she was a member of Brown Road Methodist Church, a Camp Fire Girls leader for 10 years, and helped with Boy Scouts. She lived in Concordia since 1989 and was a member of Concordia United Methodist Church, The Forum Club and The Garden Club.
Survivors include two children, George Robert Bean and Becky Heath (Willie) of Concordia; four grandchildren, Stacy Heath, Mathew Heath (Melissa), Michael Knowles and Jimmy Knowles; nine great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, William Stice; and one sister, Maxine West.