Robert Keith Bezanson1

M, #23350, b. 20 August 1917, d. 31 December 2008
Father*Percy Bezanson1 b. 8 Jan 1889, d. 6 Jul 1971
Mother*Matilda Larsen1 b. 10 Apr 1892, d. 14 Dec 1988

Family

Bette Jane Dolphin b. 31 Jan 1920, d. Feb 1995
Child
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     Robert Keith Bezanson was born on 20 August 1917.1 He married Bette Jane Dolphin.1 Robert Keith Bezanson provided information to Dorothy Evans for inclusion in Bezansons from Nova Scotia on the descendants of James Bezanson and Grace Thomson.2 Robert Keith Bezanson died on 31 December 2008 at Minneapolis, Minnesota, at age 91.3

     Obituary, 4 January 2009:
Robert Bezanson, 91
of Edina, Minnesota

Age 91, of Edina passed away 12/31/08. Preceded in death by beloved wife, Bette.

Survived by children, Barbara (John) Ryley, Janet, Judy, and Jim (Laura); sister, Jean Oberfeld; grandchildren, Kelley (Kurt) Lange, Mike (Sonja) Faegre, James & Thomas Bezanson; and great-grandchildren, Grace Faegre, Connor & Will Lange.

Bob's life was all about family and friends. He was a quiet man of faith and integrity with the soft, tender heart of a poet. An avid golfer, he was a member of the Braemar Men's Club for over 40 years. Bob also loved the game of Bridge and played several times a week at Braemar and the Edina Senior Center. He got his first computer in his 80's and created custom "Skibo Castle" greeting cards. He created golf themed stained glass items and wrote poems for family & friends. Bob was a master at creating ingenious labor and money saving gadgets, often to the dismay of his children. He was generous to all, supporting numerous charities and he delivered Meals on Wheels until he was no longer able. He was loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

Private interment at Acacia Park Cemetery. Memorials to the donors choice in lieu of flowers. Memorial service 11 AM Monday Jan. 5 with visitation 1 hour prior to service and from 5-7 PM Sunday all at: Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel.4

Census Summary

1910
Birth
1917
1920
Census
1920
1930
Census
1930
1940
Census
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000
Death
2008

Census, Residence

Census1920Robert Keith Bezanson appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of James Percy Bezanson and Matilda Larsen at 3432 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota.5
Census1930Robert Keith Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of James Percy Bezanson and Matilda Larsen at 4241 11th Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota.6
Census1940Robert Keith Bezanson appeared on the census of 1940 in the household of James Percy Bezanson and Matilda Larsen at 3432 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota.7
Last Edited15 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 192, 248.
  2. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 192.
  3. [S3] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, Bezanson, Robert Keith; Issue State: Minnesoto; Issue Date: Before 1951.
  4. [S2] Robert Bezanson Death Notice, Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 4 January 2009.
  5. [S4] 1920 U.S. Federal Census; Minneapolis Ward 13, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T625_838; Image: 663; ED: 231; Page: 1A; Lines: 29-31.
  6. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota; FHL Film: 2340828; Roll: 1093; Image: 862.0; ED: 0129; Page: 5A; Lines: 33-39.
  7. [S4] 1940 U.S. Federal Census; Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1980; ED: 89-146; Page: 1B; Lines: 70-74.
  8. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 248.

Bette Jane Dolphin1

F, #23351, b. 31 January 1920, d. February 1995

Family

Robert Keith Bezanson b. 20 Aug 1917, d. 31 Dec 2008
Child
     Bette Jane Dolphin was born on 31 January 1920.1,2 She married Robert Keith Bezanson.1 Bette Jane Dolphin died in February 1995 at age 75.2
Last Edited31 Oct 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 192, 248.
  2. [S3] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index, BETTE BEZANSON, Born=31 Jan 1920, Died=Feb 1995, Residence=55410 Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN, Issued=MN (Before 1951).
  3. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 248.

Jane Marie Bezanson1

F, #23356, b. 25 September 1946, d. 25 September 1946
Father*Robert Keith Bezanson1 b. 20 Aug 1917, d. 31 Dec 2008
Mother*Bette Jane Dolphin1 b. 31 Jan 1920, d. Feb 1995
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Jean George Bezanson
     Jane Marie Bezanson died on 25 September 1946 at Hennepin County, Minnesota.2,3,1 She was born on 25 September 1946 at Hennepin County, Minnesota.4,1
Last Edited31 Jan 2021

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 248.
  2. [S843] State of Minnesota, "Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2017", Jane Marie Bezanson; Date: 25 September 1946; Hennepin County, Minnesota; Certificate Number: 022389.
  3. [S2] Jane Marie Bezanson Death Notice, Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 28 September 1946, p. 11.
  4. [S374] "Minnesota, Birth Index, 1935-2000", Jane Marie Bezanson; Date: 25 September 1946; Hennepin, Minnesota; Father: Robert Keith Bezanson; Mother: Bette Jane Bezanson.

James William Bezanson1

M, #23360, b. 14 February 1920, d. 18 July 1937
Father*Percy Bezanson1 b. 8 Jan 1889, d. 6 Jul 1971
Mother*Matilda Larsen1 b. 10 Apr 1892, d. 14 Dec 1988
Relationship4th great-grandson of Jean George Bezanson
     James William Bezanson was born on 14 February 1920.1 He died on 18 July 1937 at age 17.1

Census Summary

1920
Birth
1920
1930
Census
1930
Death
1937

Census, Residence

Census1930James William Bezanson appeared on the census of 1930 in the household of James Percy Bezanson and Matilda Larsen at 4241 11th Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota.2
Last Edited30 Sep 2001

Citations

  1. [S1] Dorothy Evans, Bezansons from Nova Scotia, 192.
  2. [S4] 1930 U.S. Federal Census; Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota; FHL Film: 2340828; Roll: 1093; Image: 862.0; ED: 0129; Page: 5A; Lines: 33-39.