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Stephan W. Beard

September 15, 1940 June 19, 2019
Stephan W. Beard
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Stephan Wendell Beard, 78, a resident of Fredonia, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Wilson Medical Center, Neodesha, Kansas.

Steve was born September 15, 1940 in Topeka, Kansas, the son of Hobert Beard and Nita Harper. Beard. He grew up in and attended school in Erie, Kansas.

On May 16,1959, he was united in marriage to Judi Crane. To this union three children were born, Tracy, Eric and Tony. She preceded him in death in 2003.

Steve served in the Navy for four years. He was an iron worker, drove trucks, worked at the jail and recently worked at Pete’s.

Steve was a member of the Patriot Guard of Kansas.

Steve enjoyed riding motorcycles and spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoyed sports and drinking Mt. Dew.

Survivors include his grandson, Jacob Beard and wife Amanda of Fredonia, five grandchildren, Hayden, Macie, Anthony, Mackynzy, and Hunter and daughter in law, Dixie Beard.

Steve was preceded in death by his wife, children, Tracy, Eric and Tony, his parents and brother, Paul Beard.

Cremation has taken place with Graveside services being held 10:30 A.M., Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Fredonia Cemetery.

Memorial Donations are suggested to the Avenue of Flags, Fredonia Pound Pals and Motorcycle Awareness. They may be left at or sent to Wickham Family Funeral Home, 510 N. 7th Fredonia, Kansas, 66736.

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Graveside Service




10:30 AM 6/29/2019 10:30:00 AM
Fredonia City Cemetery

South Cement Plant Road
Fredonia, KS 66736

Cremation has taken place.

Fredonia City Cemetery
South Cement Plant Road Fredonia 66736 KS
United States

Cemetery Details


Fredonia City Cemetery Final Resting Place

South Cement Plant Road
Fredonia, KS 66736

South Cement Plant Road Fredonia 66736 KS
United States

Memorial Contribution

Pound Pals

Fredonia, KS 66736

Avenue of Flags

Fredonia, KS 66736

Motorcycle Awareness.


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