Ron and Shirley Besst Memorial Scholarship

Ron Besst (1943-2024)
Shirley Besst (1945-2011)

Ron and Shirley Besst were Iongtime residents of Dewitt, Iowa. Ron and Shirley had a loving
marriage of 49 years. Raising two children in Dewitt. They loved the Dewitt community. Shirley was
employed as a teacher’s aide with Central Community school district. Ron was employed with
The scholarship is to celebrate the love they had of the Dewitt Community. They volunteered with

numerous organization in town. Just to name a few, Boy/ Girl scouts, Special Olympics and noon-
lion’s. They where active members of the Dewitt United Methodist church.

Ron and Shirley valued family, hard work & kindness. They role-modeled these values. Every child
was important and valued by Ron & Shirley. My parents left this world a better place.
We hope our scholarship will go to a student who is hardworking and has a love for helping others.

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