Published July 13 2013
He was born July 14, 1923, in Hammond, Ind., to Christ and Rovina Bevre. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. In 1950 he married Dona Hendrickson and they farmed near Abercrombie, N.D. She passed away and he married Milly Morken in 2008.
He has seven children, George (Xiao Han) Bevre, Las Vegas; Sandy (Bill) Bjerke, Leonard, N.D.; Susan (Mark) Forness, West Fargo; Pamela (Carter) Gylland, Colfax, N.D.; Perry Bevre, Abercrombie; Jennifer (Dan) Haverland, Walcott, N.D.; and Jacqueline Bevre, Sioux City, Iowa; 16 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.