Obit: Robert L. Bethard
There was a private graveside service for Robert L. Bethard Wednesday, Sept. 18, in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Mr. Bethard died Sept. 13 at his home in Linwood. He was 53 years old.
Mr. Bethard was born May 26, 1949, in Kansas City, Kan., and was self-employed as a stone mason.
Mr. Bethard was preceded in death by his father, Howard Bethard.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Marie Hopewell Bethard, of the home; his mother, Velma Fish Bethard Espy, Bonner Springs; one son, Heath Bethard, Linwood; one daughter, Jenny Smith, Leavenworth; three brothers, Ed Bethard, Tonganoxie; Jim Bethard, Tonganoxie; and Mike Bethard, Haskell, Okla.; one sister, Linda Holmes, Coweta, Okla.; and two grandsons, Garrett and Cooper Smith.
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