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Lloyd A. PeeWee Stroud 1942 - 2016
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Lloyd A. PeeWee Stroud 1942 - 2016

Lloyd A. “PeeWee” Stroud, 74, died Nov. 18, 2016, at Great Bend Regional Hospital. He was born April 6, 1942, at Fairplay, Missouri, the son of Samuel and Nell (Tolbert) Stroud.
Lloyd married Virginia R. “Sue” Schmitt June 11, 1962, at Ellinwood. A long-time resident of Great Bend, he was a truck driver for Rainbow Trucking, retiring in 2013, and was a member of Prince of Peace Parish at St. Rose, Great Bend. In his youth, Lloyd played semi-pro baseball, playing slow pitch until the age of 46.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; one son, Eugene “Huie” Stroud and wife Darla of Great Bend; one daughter, Debbra Stroud of Great Bend; and three grandchildren, Jamie Stroud and companion Scott Johnson, Jessika Stroud, and Kyle Stroud. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Diana Stroud; three brothers, Charles Stroud, William Stroud and Donald Stroud; and two sisters, Vernastine Beaty and Maxine Hoggatt.


Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Great Bend. Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday at Bryant Funeral Home with Father Don Bedore, officiant. Interment will be at Great Bend Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to the American Heart Association, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at www.bryantfh.net.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Home*
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Nov. 20, 2016