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Velma Lorene Tiede
1925 - 2011
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GLADSTONE, Mo. — Velma Lorene Tiede, 85, died Jan. 13 at her home in Gladstone, Mo. She was born Dec. 18, 1925, at Verona, Mo., the daughter of Charlie and Maude (Browning) Shue. She married Richard E. Tiede on Dec. 8, 1947, at Eureka Springs, Ark. He died Oct. 28, 1976. She worked for Smith International as a secretary. Mrs. Tiede was a Gladstone resident for 16 years, coming from Great Bend, where she resided for 35 years.

She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one son, Dale Tiede and wife Helen of Mission; one sister, Charlene Kring of Kempner, Texas; and two grandsons, Robert Tiede or Kansas City, Mo., and Jeff Tiede, who is serving with the U.S. Navy. She was preceded in death by one sister, Jeanette Bandy.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bryant Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Grummon officiating. Interment will be at Great Bend Cemetery in Great Bend. Visitation will be from 1-9 p.m. today, with family receiving friends from 7-8, at the funeral home in Great Bend. Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 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, Jan. 11, 2011