Robert Burl Bevan, 87, lifelong resident of Lost Springs, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at the Herington Municipal Hospital. He was born January 24, 1926, Lost Springs, the son of Burl Franklin and Inez Myrtle (McMillen) Bevan.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, July 8, 2013, at the Hebron Lutheran Church, Burdick, with Pastor Bill Peterson officiating; burial will follow at the Lost Springs Cemetery, with military honors. Friends may call Sunday, July 7, from 2-6 p.m. at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Herington Chapel.
He was postmaster for 38 years at Lost Springs, until he retired on March 31, 1989. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Corporal during World War II; in the Pacific Theater of Action on British Solomon Islands, and the Manus, Admiralty Islands.
He was married to Betty Anne Wheat on July 28, 1963, at Alexander, she survives of the home; his daughter Pamela Sue Bevan of Hutchinson and his son Todd Allen Bevan of Bend, Oregon. He is also survived by three (3) sisters: Ardis Belle Sutton of Salina and Mary Ann Walter and Alma Elaine Wyatt, both of Hillsboro.
He is preceded in death by his brother Ray Franklin Bevan (11/25/1982), and his parents.
Memorials requested to the Hebron Lutheran Church, Burdick; they may be sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, 67449-3038.