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Joyce Stude 1929 - 2020
Joyce Stude

Joyce Stude 1929 - 2020

GARFIELD — Joyce Stude, 90, passed away March 15, 2020 at her home in Garfield.

She was born July 1, 1929 in Kansas City, Mo. to Oliver and Ettie Countryman Howell. A lifetime area resident she was a member of the United Methodist Church, Garfield. She loved to bowl and was a member of the Over 50 Club, E.H.U., and Election Board, all of Garfield. She was an avid crafter. 

On April 20, 1950 she married Melburn Stude at Garfield, he survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Larry (Marilyn) Stude, and David Stude, both of Larned; two daughters, Peggy Janke, McCracken, Brenda (Maurice) Hall, Garfield; eight grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, James Howell; a great grandson, Carter Haney; and a son-in-law, Ivan Janke. 

Memorial graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Garfield Cemetery, Garfield, with Pastor David Spare presiding. Visitation 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, with family present from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned. Inurnment in Garfield Cemetery, Garfield. Memorials may be given to Pawnee County Shooting Sports or Pawnee County Humane Society in care of Beckwith Mortuary, PO Box 477, Larned, Kansas 67550. Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary 

P.O. Box 477 

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 18, 2020