|Birth: ||Nov. 5, 1942|
|Death: ||May 20, 2012|
Robert G. Bethell was born November 5, 1942, in Joliet, Illinois, the son of George and Ann Bath Bethell. He died May 20, 2012, in an automobile accident near Topeka while returning home shortly after adjournment of the legislative session.
Bob was an Alden, Kansas resident since 1982. Prior to serving as a state representatives, he served as Mayor of Alden from 1994 to 1998. He graduated from John Brown University, Siloam Springs, Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education and earned a Master of Education in Administration from the University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois.
Mr. Bethell was a Kansas State Representative for the 113th district from 1999-2012; the district covers Rice County and parts of Reno and Barton counties.
He was a part-time pastor at Alden First Baptist and Raymond Baptist churches. On December 19, 1965, he married Lorene Faye Redmon in Joliet, Illinois.
Survivors included his wife, Lorene; a daughter, Aletha Ann; two grandchildren, Zachary Robert and Addison Faye Pelham; a brother, Bill Bethell.
Alden Valley Cemetery
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Record added: May 21, 2012
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