Lake City—Darlys Bean, 80, died Monday, March 2, 2020 at Stewart Memorial Community Hospital in Lake City. Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Lake City with Pastor Paul Ferderer officiating. Burial was in the Lake City Cemetery.
Darlys Rae Bean was born on August 30, 1939 in Manning, Iowa to Raymond and Melvina (Kuhl) Vollstedt. She was a 1957 Manning High School graduate and went on to attend Northwest Missouri State University where she received her teaching degree. On July 31, 1961 Darlys married Gerry Bean in Manning, Iowa. She started her teaching career in 1962 spending most of her career at Glidden-Ralston Community Schools where she retired from in 2000. Darlys was a member of various church and school organizations.
Darlys is survived by her children Brian Bean of Lake City and children Kasey & Kelli, Jody (Paul) Willett of St. Louis and children Lauren & Frank, Melissa (Mark) Schleisman of Lake City and children Brandy, Matthew, Cassie, Landon, Kylee & Blair, Wendy (Michael) Stenzel of Hamburg and children Samantha, Bryce, Cole, & Aiden, and Jeremy (Shelly) Bean of Bondurant and children Ember and Sage; and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gerry in 1997; grandson Luke Schleisman and brother Paul Vollstedt.