VANCOUVER - Steven R. Beavin, 42, died Dec. 29, 2009, at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver. The son of Mike and Alfreda Yamato, he was born May 15, 1967, in Pocatello, Idaho.

He attended school on the Peninsula and graduated from Ilwaco High School. He was employed at various businesses as a cook and handyman and had lived in the Surfside area for more than 25 years.

Mr. Beavin really enjoyed camping, the out of doors, gardening and building model ships. He treasured his friendships with lifelong friends Kenneth Johnson and Jose of Ocean Park.

Survivors include his sister, Treena Brzek; two brothers, George (Pegi) Beavin of Long Beach and Brian (Daisy) Beavin of Boise, Idaho; as well as many nieces, nephews and other members of the extended family.

A memorial service will be set at a later date.

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