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Muriel Mildred Gould 1917 - 2011
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Muriel Mildred Gould, 94, of Great Bend, died May 13 at Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice in Wichita. Born Jan. 11, 1917, at Detroit, Mich., she was the daughter of Elisha Samuel and Minnette Elizabeth (Rice) Taylor. She married Louis Nathan "Nat" Gould on Nov. 1, 1937, at Angola, Ind. He died March 6, 2010. A Great Bend resident since the mid-1980s, coming from Gunnison, Colo., she was a nurse in Gunnison.

Mrs. Gould attended Trinity United Methodist Church in Great Bend.

Survivors include two sons, Louis Nathan Gould Jr. of Warnbo, Australia, and Walter Gould of Dodge City; one daughter, Natalyn Davis of Great Bend; 13 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Elisha Samuel Taylor Jr., Harlos D. Taylor and Landon E. Taylor; and one granddaughter, Rachelle K. Davis-Warren.

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Bryant Funeral Home in Great Bend, with the Rev. Jeffrey Slater officiating. Inurnment will be at Great Bend Cemetery. Friends may sign the register book from 1-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial donations to Sunflower Diversified Services for the Aviary may be made in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home*

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS 67530

(620) 793-3525

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, May 15, 2011