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March 3, 1969 – Saturday, March 1, 2014

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Private Family Service

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Private Family Service

Tia J. Stroud, age 44, of rural Annandale passed away after a lengthy illness on Saturday, March 1st, 2014 at The St. Cloud Hospital.

She was born on March 3, 1969 in Bloomer, Wisconsin the daughter of Steven and Deborah Marek Wikan.

Tia graduated from Dassel-Cokato High School in 1987 and later attended Kaplan School of Business.

On February 27, 1988 Tia was joined in marriage to Joel Stroud at Solid Rock Church in Howard Lake. God blessed their marriage with four children.

She was formerly employed in office/sales at an Eye Clinic, Gage Marketing and Tia owned and operated Custom Cleaning Services Plus.

Tia was a loving, kind soul, a comforter and was a good listener. She enjoyed crafts, quilting, drinking coffee, a passion for gardening and her children were her greatest joy in life. Tia also loved the Lord! Tia was also a very beautiful person, and will be missed every day by many people who she touched their lives!

Survived by her husband: Joel Stroud of Annandale; children: Zachary Stroud, Bryant Stroud and Hillary Stroud all of Annandale and Alicia Stroud of Cold Spring; a grandchild: Liliana Schmitz; her mother: Deborah Marek of Annandale; brothers: Steven Wikan of Fairbanks, Alaska, Gregory (Jayme) Wikan of Mankato and Ricky Wikan of Annandale; step sister: Emily Bauman of Big Lake; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her father, grandparents and by a brother: Taurus Wikan.

5 Guestbook Entries

  1. Jeanne (Wikan) & Steve Hogseth

    Remembering Tia & the beautiful person I knew her to be. I am so glad she touched my life & that we shared time when she was a little girl – her smile was infectious & it made me feel good to be the recipient of it. I am so sorry for this difficult time for all of you & pray that you receive peace & comfort from our Heavenly Father who knows us & knows our needs. Tia is a precious daughter of God & is very special. Sending prayers & love, Aunt Jeanne

  2. Susie Alberg

    Dear Hillary & Family,
    My heart and prayers are with you. God has a beautiful angel at his side!
    Miss Susie

  3. Jill & Jay Bowers

    Zach & family~ We are so sorry for your loss! Please know you are in our thoughts. If there is anything we can do for you, you know where we are! Please take care of yourselves!
    Love, Jay & Jill

  4. Marlyn & Naomi Much

    Our heart goes out to all of you and we are praying for healing of your broken hearts. Aunt Naomi and Uncle Marlyn

  5. Patti Barth

    To Tia’s family; I worked with Tia and Debbie a LONG time ago, and her picture is the same from back then – big smile, happy person 🙂 My condolences to your family. I will always remember her as a very positive person.


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