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Lloyd Earl Donham 1933-2015
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Lloyd Earl Donham 1933-2015

GREAT BEND – Lloyd Earl Donham, 81, died Feb. 18, 2015 at  Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.
He was born: Aug. 1, 1933 at Wichita, the son of Otis W. and Ruth V. (Briley) Donham
He married Sue C. Russell July 10, 1954 at Wichita. A Great Bend resident since 1967 coming from Wichita, Mr. Donham was a local representative mechanic for Montgomery Elevator Company for 29 years and worked the Boeing Flight Line for 71/2 years.  He also worked for Bryant and Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Homes.
He was a member of International Union of Elevator Constructors Local Union No. 12, Kansas City/Wichita.
Survivors include his wife, Sue C. Donham, of the home; a son, Michael Donham and his wife Lee Ann, Evansville, Ind.; a daughter, Jenny Shelton and her husband Jason, Wilson; a brother-in-law, Virgil Russell, Wichita; a sister-in-law, Valerie Donham, Wichita; six grandchildren, Lance Donham and significant other Tiffany Heape, Janae Donham, Austin McGinnes and wife Kayla, Jarod Shelton, Jena Shelton, and Trista Shelton; a great-granddaughter. Mya Donham; nieces and nephew: Kelly, Lapita, Patricia, and Kathy.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Donham.
A graveside service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Monday at  Hillcrest Memorial Park in Great Bend with Pastor Don Paden officiating.  There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.
Memorial Funds are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.
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Funeral arrangements provided by
Bryant Funeral Homes *
1425 Patton Road
Great Bend, KS, 67530
Great Bend Tribune, Feb. 22, 2015