Iva Dean Kilburn (Dean), 86, passed away July 29, 2022 at his home. He was born September 3, 1935 in Gassville, Arkansas to Herman and Rosy Kilburn. She later married Russell Bowen.
Dean joined the Army in June 1954 and served until 1957. He married Dolores Husted on March 19, 1957. He worked for Santa Fe railroad and then later became a meat cutter for Falley’s where he retired in 1990. In his spare time he enjoyed playing golf, fishing and hunting.
He is survived by his wife Dolores of the home, two sons Steve Musselman, Travis Kilburn (Terri), both of Lawrence, three brothers, Donald (Donny) Kilburn, Lawrence, Robert (Bobby) Kilburn of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, George Bowen, Lawrence, two grandchildren Lance Kilburn (Devyn), Lenexa, Kansas, Kelsey Kilburn, Melbourne, Florida, 1 great grandchild Colten Dean Kilburn, Lenexa and several nephews and nieces. Dean was preceded in death by his parents, Herman Kilburn, Rosy and Russell Bowen, sister, Freida Zornig and a brother James (Jimmy) Kilburn.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday, August 12th, 2022 at the Eagles Lodge at 530 Wisconsin Street, Lawrence, KS 66044
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Dean’s memory to the Eagles Lodge #309 sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1260 Lawrence, Kansas 66044.