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Lyal "Gene" Bevan

November 9, 1936 ~ February 23, 2024 (age 87) 87 Years Old


Lyal “Gene” Eugene Bevan was born on November 9, 1936 in Lost Springs, KS; the son of Spencer C. and Eunice O. (Hacker) Bevan. Gene was a graduate of El Dorado High School. He was united in marriage to Patricia “Pat” Tannahill. He was a truck driver for Middle West Freight Ways for 30 years. Gene enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling. Gene passed away on February 23, 2024 at Lakepoint Nursing Home in El Dorado. He is survived by his stepsons, Anthony Konert and Mike Konert; granddaughter, Danille Russell; siblings, Judy (Bob) Allen, Lonnie Bevan and Lloyd (Connie) Bevan; brother in law, Denzil Benbrook; several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife, Pat Bevan; his parents, Spencer and Eunice Bevan; stepchildren, Susie Pogue, David Konert and Mindy Konert; siblings, Lee Bevan, Edna Cross and Norma Benbrook; and sister in laws Karen and Ginger Bevan. Friends may gather with the family on Wednesday, February 28 from 5-7 PM at Carlson Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, February 29 at Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Peabody at 1 PM. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials for the Leon Senior Center. Please sign his online guestbook at

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February 28, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carlson Funeral Home
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042

February 29, 2024

1:00 PM to TBD
Praire Lawn Cemetery

Peabody , KS


Praire Lawn Cemetery

Peabody , KS


Leon Senior Center
112 S. Main, Leon KS 67074


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