Jean K. Bear, 76, of Oregon, formerly of Marshall, died Monday, Aug. 28, 2006, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 1, 2006, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. Rev. Dave Huck will officiate. Friends may call until 7 p.m. Thursday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army.
Born Aug. 9, 1930, in Marshall, she was the daughter of the late Novel Knight and Rebecca Brock Knight. She was a 1948 graduate of Marshall High School. On May 25, 1960, she married Joe K. Bear, who preceded her in death July 28, 1979. She had lived in Marshall most of her life, was an accounting assistant for General Services Administration for many years and was a homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Marshall.
Survivors include one daughter, Rebecca J. Kauffman of Oregon; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Daisy Knight of Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters.