Iva Dean Kilburn

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.

Messages & Condolences

From Teresa Hattabaugh Creek(old neighbor)...

Steve and family sorry for your loss.

From Ted Carpenter...

Sorry to hear of Deans passing, I always enjoyed his wit and smiling face, I pray for peace for you all

From Bob Howard...

To Dean’s family, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this hard time

From Becky and Danny McMillen...

Delores and family so sorry for hearing the passing of Dean. Cherish the many memories of your time together as you get thru these difficult times for you and family.

From Connie Daniels...

Delores and family we were so saddened to hear of Dean’s passing. We are thinking of you in this time of sadness. Brad Bartlett and Connie Daniels

From Ed & Evie Scribner...

Dean will be missed by all who knew him. Love to all the family.

From Sue Davis McDaniel...

I am so very sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to all of you.

From Bob & Shirley Brandt...

Delores and family, we are so sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. We are
keeping you all in our prayers for comfort at this very hard time.

From Frank Molby...

Delores, Travis and family,
So sorry to hear about Dean. Prayers and condolences to you and your family.

From Leo Souders...

Dolores, Travis, Terri and Family,

Sorry to hear about Dad’s passing. Dad was a good man and an ornery one too. Just like you Travis and your Uncle Jimmy, lol. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this time of great sadness.

From Janel & Brian Torres...

To the Kilburn Family. Our deepest condolences to you all. Hugs & prayers!

From Carolyn Wilson...

So sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with Dolores and her family.

From Scott and Deb Shmalberg...

Travis, Terri and family Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you deal with the loss of your family member 🙏🏻

From Von & Bev Edman...

Travis, Terri and family; we are thinking of you during this tough time. So sorry for your loss.

From Linda S Lickteig...

Deloris and family, I just saw that Dean has passed. I frequently remember the fun Fridays we shared and many other times. He will be missed by many, and I will always treasure my memories of you both.

From Bud and Barbara Coulter, Melbourne, Fl...

Travis, Terri, Lance and Kelsey and extended family,
Bud and I are sorry to hear of your loss.

From Jeanette & Trig...

Travis , Terri and family so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers..

From Mary Jane Church...

Delores and family, I am so sorry to hear of Dean’s passing. He was always fun to be around and always made me smile.

From Alan & Yvonne Garcia...

Travis and family. We are very sorry for your loss.

From Tracy Dethloff...

Travis and Family. Sorry for your loss.

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