Ivars Edgars Bellins, 79, of Lake Saint Louis, Missouri, died on Nov. 17, 2019.
Ivars was born in Riga, Latvia and graduated from Webster High School in Webster, New York. He proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1966-68. Upon dishcarge, Ivar and Linda met at University of Missouri-Columbia and married in 1970. He received a Masters of Education from the University in 1972. Ivars retired from the Ritenour School District in 2002 after 30 years of service,
Ivar is survived by his wife Linda, and two daughters, Allison Dennis of Arlington, Virginia, and Eric of Miami, Florida. He is also survived by four grandchildren - Kate, Zoey, Owen, Rose, and son-in-law Keith Dennis of Arlington.
He was preceded in death by his dad, Edgars Bellins, and stepmother, Elizabeth, and son, Jeffrey.
Burial will take place at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis.