Garland Edward Bestgen, 86, Cameron, MO

Published 02/24 2014 08:49AM

Updated 02/24 2014 08:51AM

Garland Edward Bestgen, 86, Cameron, passed away on February 22, 2014 at his home.

Garland was born on November 25, 1927 in Tipton, Missouri to Urban and Helena (Knipp) Bestgen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Helen; 2 sons, Jim and Bob; 3 brothers and 1 sister.

Garland was a member of St. Munchin Catholic Church, Cameron, former member of Knights of Columbus; member of MLICA and a volunteer at the Cameron Food Pantry. He owned and operated Bestgen & Son Construction for many years, before retiring.

Survivors: Son, Jerry (Sheryl) Bestgen, Osborn, MO; Daughter, Joyce Bestgen, Cameron; 5 grandchildren, Jared, Wesley, Zach, Nick and Katie.

Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00AM, Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at St. Munchin Catholic Church, Cameron. Rosary, 6:00 PM, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 with visitation following from 6:30-8:30 PM at the church. Burial: St. Munchin Catholic Cemetery, Cameron. Memorial donations to the St. Munchin Catholic Church and/or the Cameron Food Pantry. Arrangements by Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron, MO.

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