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February 23, 1936 – Saturday, June 21, 2014

Service Information
Assembly of God Church in Buffalo, MN
Thursday, June 26th, 2014
1:00 P.M.

Visitation Information
Thursday, June 26th, 2014
One hour prior to Mass

Gayle Harold Stroud, age 78, of rural Delano passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

He was born on February 23, 1936 in Alma, Wisconsin the son of Harold W. & Bernice (Long) Stroud.

Gayle honorably served his Country in The United States Navy for four years.

On October 29, 1960, Gayle H. Stroud and Judith A. Bastyr were joined in holy marriage at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Hopkins. God blessed their marriage with five children.

He was formerly employed as a fork lift operator at Super Valu for many years.

Gayle enjoyed fishing, hunting, bowling, loved to visit with people and enjoyed pulling pranks on people too!

Survived by loving wife: Judith A. Stroud; children:
Janie A. (Daniel) Holm of Buffalo, Dawn M. (Danny) Brown , Joel W. (Bekah) Stroud and Glen L. Stroud all of Annandale; fifteen grandchildren and twenty one great grandchildren; daughter-in-law: Tracy Ingles; a sister: Cindy Belumus of Wisconsin; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by a son Scott G. Stroud, his parents: Harold & Bernice Stroud, six sisters and a brother.

Funeral services for Gayle Stroud will be held on Thursday, June 26th at 1:00 P.M. at Assembly of God Church in Buffalo. Pastor Bill Hicks will officiate.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 26th one hour prior to services at the Church.

Casket Bearers will be Brandon Stroud, Zachary Stroud, Bryant Stroud, Joshua Johnston, Trevor Jones and Dan Brown.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. Jessica Weldele Handt

    Glen, so sorry about the loss of your dad. Blessing’s to you and your family at this difficult time.

  2. Robin Lewis

    Judy; We are so sorry to hear of Gayle’s passing. You are in out thoughts and prayers!
    Dr. Simons and Robin

  3. Brenda Seever LaBlanc

    Aunt Judy & Families;
    So very sorry to hear about Uncle Tubby’s death. Will always have fond memories of coming to your home as a child. For sure Uncle Tubby knew how to play pranks! Your memories will help with your sorrow.
    Think of you!
    Brenda and family

  4. Annette & Joseph Gunnerson

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time of deep sorrow.
    The Parents of Dylan Gunnerson

  5. Tammy Wandersee Smerdon

    I am so sorry for your loss, he was an awesome person, friend, dad and husband, grandpa. I will never forget all the good times and years we had together. He will forever be in my heart.

  6. Rebecca Dye

    We are so sorry to hear of Gayle’s passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.


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