|Birth: ||Jun. 15, 1871, Russia|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 1949|
Retired Farmer Taken by Death
John Befus, 77-year old retired farmer, died in a local hospital at 2:40 a.m. today. He had been ill since January 1.
Mr. Befus, who made his home at 929 Pratt Street was born at Jakata, Russa, June 15, 1871. He came to Longmont in 1903 from Russia. He was engaged in farming two and a half miles east of Longmont for many years, retiring six years ago and moving to Longmont. Mr. Befus was a member of Christ Congregational church here.
Surviving relatives are his wife, Mrs. Katherine Befus of Longmont; one son, Jake Befus, Longmont; two daughters, Mrs. Katherine Geist of Fort Morgan and Mrs. Elizabeth Needens of Brush; and three brothers, Henry, Alen and Con (Conrad) Befus, all of Longmont. Fifteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren also are living.
Katherine Schneidmueller Befus (1873 - 1953)*
Katherine Befus Geist (1903 - 1951)*
Elizabeth Befus Needens (1905 - 1998)*
John Jacob Befus (1906 - 1980)*
BEFUS, John/ 1871 - 1949
Note: DS/ Katherine
Mountain View Cemetery
Plot: Block 48 Lot51 NW1/4 Space2
Created by: Longmont Genealogical So...
Record added: Oct 30, 2010
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