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Bruce Standlee 1947 - 2011
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HUDSON — Bruce Wayne Standlee, 64, died Dec. 3 at his home in Hudson. Born March 13, 1947, in Great Bend, he was the son of R.D. and Betty (Kastrup) Standlee. He attended school in Bristow, Okla., where he graduated in 1966. On June 12, 1967, he married JoAnn (Tillotson) Standlee in Columbus, Ga. Self-employed as a contract pumper for 30 years, he also worked in Hayes Township, running the maintainer in Stafford County for 18 years.

Bruce was a Vietnam veteran. He was a member of the Central Baptist Church in Great Bend.

Survivors include his wife, JoAnn of the home; two sons, Ron and his wife Lisa Standlee, of Bixby, Okla., and Bob and his wife Stacy Standlee, of Ellinwood; and his mother, Betty Standlee of St. John; and five grandchildren, Katie, Hunter, Sam, Malcolm and Levi. He was preceded in death by his father, R. D. Standlee.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Central Baptist Church, 3301 Lakin Avenue, in Great Bend. Condolences may be sent to Memorial funds may be sent to Farmers National Bank, P.O. Box 130 Stafford, KS 67578, in care of the Standlee Family.


Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, Dec. 7, 2011*